Whether you live with Parkinson’s disease (PD) or care about someone who does, there is much you can do in your daily life to boost brain health. From diet and exercise to social connection, research is piecing together the puzzle of how to best care for your brain, how to prevent disease and, if disease does arise, how to best treat it.
Scientists also are learning what it means to be at risk for brain disease, like Parkinson’s. Many people aren’t aware that getting older, having a family member with PD, losing sense of smell and other factors can increase the chance — but not guarantee — you could get Parkinson’s.
This new resource from our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Better Brain Health: A Guide to Caring for Your Magnificent Brain at Every Age, explores the concept of being at risk and offers easy-to-follow steps to support your brain health.