UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Statement on the Death of George Floyd and the Social Justice Protests Across the Nation

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s stands with those across our country demanding racial justice. We stand with those who are calling for the inalienable rights of every person in this country to life and to liberty. We stand with those who seek the “more perfect union” promised in our founding documents. We condemn the systemic inequality and racial discrimination that infects our society and has prevented generations of Black and African Americans from contributing their full potential to our nation.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls on Governors to Require Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing for All Nursing Home Residents and Staff

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2) urged the nation’s governors to require comprehensive COVID-19 testing of all residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care communities. In a letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, chair of the National Governor’s Association, UsA2 called on the NGA to encourage governors to require COVID-19 testing of all residents and staff of long-term care communities to protect the health and safety of many of the nation’s most vulnerable residents.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls for Immediate COVID-19 Testing for All Nursing Home Staff and Residents

On May 4, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s called on the federal government to require immediate COVID-19 testing of all residents and staff of long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living communities to control the spread of the coronavirus among highly vulnerable residents, including people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

New Survey Shows Warning Signs with High Stress Levels for Alzheimer’s Caregivers during COVID-19 Shutdowns

Caregiving for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia during the COVID-19 coronavirus closures is leading to high levels of symptoms often found in people exposed to severe stress, according to a new survey by the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST®.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Survey Finds Significant Coronavirus Impacts on Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Nearly three-quarters of those who are taking care of people with Alzheimer’s disease at home are unsure what would happen to their loved one if the caregiver got sick with the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to a new survey by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST®.

Safeguarding Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Coronavirus

The coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – is of interest to communities and families across our nation and the world now, and it’s important that everyone has the correct information on who is at risk, what you can do to avoid it, and what to do if you think you have been affected.

Statement on the Death of George Floyd

UsA2 Letter to National Governor's Association

Letter to HHS

Caregiving Stresses Increasing Due to COVID-19 Shutdowns

Coronavirus Impacts on Alzheimer’s Caregivers

COVID-19

  • A Letter from Our Chairman

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Brain Health Partnership has issued a Call to Action white paper outlining recommendations for building a better system of care to promote brain health and fight back against Alzheimer’s.

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We Are Committed to Stopping Alzheimer's by 2020.

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    Documentary on Gene Wilder’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Moving Forward

    Now a new Wilder movie is on the horizon, one with a more serious tone.
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    Looking ahead on Mother’s Day after a long goodbye

    Mother’s Day hasn’t truly been the same for me since 2002. That was the year my mother, Lisa Cohen, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when she was just 60 years
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    Reflecting on the Uncounted Victims of COVID-19 on the National Day of Prayer

    I see family members come to the windows of their loved ones and press their hands against the pane. I watch as staff members arrive for their long shifts and
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The Pulse of the Community: Coronavirus Impacts on Alzheimer's Community

The A-LIST transforms the stories of more than 7,500 people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias into evidence-based insights by providing unique, rapid-response, self-reported data through virtual surveys on what matters most on a wide range of Alzheimer’s-related topics. The A-LIST offers a powerful and validating voice for those living with Alzheimer’s and those caring for them, and a pathway to help expand treatments and accelerate toward a cure.