Alanna Shaikh: How I’m Preparing to get Alzheimer’s

For those with a family history of Alzheimer’s, the question is often not if they will get the disease, but when. When global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh recognized her family predisposition for the disease, she decided to take three steps to prepare for the possibility that she too will get Alzheimer’s.

Watch the video and see what measures she’s taking to ensure a happy old age for both her and her future caregivers should Alzheimer’s strike.

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