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.

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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

Be Brain Powerful

  • 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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    This article was originally published in Forbes on July 21, 2019.

    George Vradenburg, the co-founder and chairman of the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s advocacy group is a man on a mission. And he is

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  • Preparing Us for a Cure

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    Dementia Friendly Worship: A Multifaith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy and Faith Communities

    Every person deserves the basic human right to live with value and purpose. 

    This is, perhaps, one of our most strongly held beliefs, and the reason why we decided to

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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.