- Alzheimer's disease begins 20 to 30 years before symptoms begin
- There is no treatment or cure for Alzheimer's disease but lifestyle changes may delay the onset of the disease
- Early intervention programs offer personalized plans to ward off Alzheimer's disease
Atlanta (CNN)There is no test doctors can use to conclusively determine whether someone will get Alzheimer's disease. "If you are in your 20s or 30s and want to know if you will get the disease, we don't have information to determine that now," said Heather Snyder, director of medical and scientific operations at the Alzheimer's Association.