Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Middle-aged Americans and dementia risk: Lots of worry, not enough proven prevention

(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Nearly half of Americans in their 50s and early 60s think they're likely to develop dementia as they grow older, but only 5% of them have actually talked with a doctor about what they could do to reduce their risk, a new study finds. Meanwhile, a third or more say they're trying to stave off dementia by taking supplements or doing crossword puzzles -- despite the lack of proof that such tactics work.