Did you know that Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day? Many people worry that if a family member has Alzheimer’s, then they will, too. Having a family history of Alzheimer’s disease does not mean that you will develop it. However, your chances of developing Alzheimer’s may be higher if you have certain genes or other risk factors.
View NIA’s infographic to learn more about your risk and talk to your family this Thanksgiving to learn more about your family’s health history.
You may also be interested in:
- Getting the facts on Alzheimer’s disease and genetics
- Learning about assessing your risk for Alzheimer’s disease
- Reading about promising strategies to prevent Alzheimer’s
Last Updated on December 10, 2021