Last year, we discovered the answer to the question many of us are plagued by – if my parents had Alzheimer’s Disease, will I get it too? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t all that straightforward, and many of us still harbour the same fears. In this fascinating and relatable TED Talk, global health expert Alanna Shaikh discusses the three steps she’s taking to prepare when (and if) she gets Alzheimer’s.

Watch the video above and tell us in the comments below, do you worry about Alzheimer’s being passed down the family line?

Video: TED Talk

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How to talk to people with dementia

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