A road map for including Latinos and African Americans in Alzheimer’s research
Alzheimer’s is the only leading cause of death with no current effective treatment or cure. The limited inclusion of communities of color in research will only worsen the outlook, though the success of efforts bubbling up across the country could help us keep pace.
Four former U.S. Surgeons General: Dementia is our top public health crisis
Former U.S. Surgeons General Drs. Richard Carmona, Joycelyn Elders, Antonia Novello & David Satcher call dementia top public health crisis, urge for an annual brain health check-up
More than 180 Health and Alzheimer’s Groups Urge U.S. Task Force to Revise Stance and Encourage Cognitive Screenings
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which makes recommendations about preventive clinical services contended in a draft recommendation that there is “insufficient” evidence to warrant doctors conducting cognitive screening for older adults. Public comments on the task force’s recommendations are due today.
Cleveland.com: Alzheimer’s impact is a societal and economic issue, health advocate says
UsAgainstAlzheimer's and our Chairman George Vradenburg were featured in a Cleveland.com piece.
TODAY Show: New hope for patients with Alzheimer's: How one family is fighting the disease
UsA2 board member Greg O'Brien was featured on a World Alzheimer's Day special for the TODAY Show
New Report: Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Alzheimer’s Show Promise
UsA2 Urges Medical System Engagement with Science Around Prevention and Early Detection, Lifestyle Changes, and Comorbidity Management to Reduce Risk and Rate of Cognitive Decline