In contrast to most talks on Alzheimer’s disease, Lisa Genova, a neuroscientist and the author of Still Alice, transcends the usual gloom and doom with smart analysis and practical advice on how to stay ahead of the disease. 

In less than 14-minutes, Dr. Genova sums up how Alzheimer’s works, why current research on a cure is failing, and what you can do now to change your brain’s destiny. Join the more than 2.5 million people who have viewed this uplifting TED Talk