New Poll: Huge Majorities Want Medicare to Cover Cost of Alzheimer’s Drugs

Americans want Congress and the president to step in if CMS doesn’t change its restrictive coverage policy

Patients and Caregivers Now Have Option for Treating Alzheimer’s-Related Agitation

The Alzheimer’s community is applauding the decision by the Food and Drug Administration to approve the use of a medication to treat Alzheimer’s-related agitation.

Brain Health Academy Enrollment is Now Open

Free continuing education program for health and wellness professionals adds six new monthly sessions on modifiable risk factors including obesity, diabetes, hearing loss, depression, smoking, and alcohol use.
Next Session: Obesity & Dementia, May 17

More Promising News for People Living with Alzheimer's

Patients Cheer Phase 3 clinical trials showing new drug slows decline compared to placebo

Say Hello to BrainGuide

Our platform BrainGuide™ empowers people of all ages and communities to understand and take action on brain health and Alzheimer's disease.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s: Power of Us

Get to know UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, what we’ve accomplished, and where we’re headed through our powerful video introduction.

mericans strongly support requiring Medicare to cover FDA-approved treatments for the disease.

Patients and Caregivers Now Have Option for Treating Alzheimer’s-Related Agitation

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UsAgainstAlzheimer’s: Power of Us

UsAgainstAlzheimer's: Working to End Alzheimer's Disease  

The Alzheimer’s pandemic is one of the most significant health and social economic crises of this generation. It is a national and global emergency that has a devastating health, social and economic toll on millions of people living with this disease, their families and caregivers.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s exists to conquer Alzheimer’s disease. Since our founding in 2010, we have taken on the toughest problems in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Our work is driven by the urgency to find effective treatments and the prevention steps needed to reach the time where no one is lost to Alzheimer’s.

We bring all of “Us” together to:

In the past decade, progress has been made, with more hope on the horizon now than ever before.

But every day of delay is another day lost to the millions of people affected by this devastating disease. If nothing changes, by 2050, 14 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s at an annual cost of more than $1 trillion. The time to act is now.

Recent News and Blog Posts

  • October 20, 2022

    Sen. Collins, Rep. Eshoo Decry Medicare Coverage Rejection of Alzheimer’s Drugs

    During UsAgainstAlzheimer’s 2022 National Summit, members of Congress, scientists, and other...

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  • October 05, 2022

    New Bipartisan Bill would Prevent CMS from Denying Coverage for Entire Classes of Drugs

    Following the unconscionable and historic decision by the Centers for Medicare and...

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  • September 28, 2022

    Lecanemab’s Positive Clinical Trial Results Give Alzheimer’s Patients Hope

    Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones have new reason for hope following...

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  • September 27, 2022

    Months After Denying Medicare Coverage for Alzheimer’s Drugs, CMS Announces a Premium Cut

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it plans...

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  • Letter from Leading Alz Researchers: Journal “overstates and distorts” influence of flawed 2016 study

    In a letter to the editor published in Science responding to the...

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  • August 08, 2022

    FDA Deals Major Blow to Patients with Alzheimer’s-Related Psychosis

    Yesterday, Acadia Pharmaceuticals announced that it has been told by the FDA...

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    A-LIST Pulse of the Community – November 2022

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    Us Against Alzheimer's 2021 Annual Report

    2021 Annual Report

    With breakthroughs in treatment, a remarkable step forward in prevention, and a new initiative to raise public awareness of the importance of brain health, many efforts were led by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s...

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    A-List 2017-2022 surveys

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