Mandy Moore Named Ambassador for Women’s Brain Health Campaign

Mandy Moore, whose character Rebecca on "This is Us" has drawn national attention to Alzheimer’s and dementia, has agreed to be the national ambassador to the Be Brain Powerful® campaign, an effort to empower women to take control of their brain health.

Parade Magazine: Mandy Moore and UsA2 Board Member Greg O'Brien Dig Deep into the Realities of Life With Alzheimer's

Mandy Moore had never heard of mild cognitive impairment (a condition that can lead to Alzheimer’s) when she learned it was her character Rebecca Pearson’s fate in season 5 of This Is Us. Cue the research.

New UsAgainstAlzheimer's Center for Brain Health Equity to Address Disparate Impact of Dementia on Black and Latino Communities

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Receives $1.5 million CDC Cooperative Agreement to Fund the Development of Data-Based Strategies to Promote Brain Health Equity with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association, and Alzheimer’s Los Angeles.

Call for a National Alzheimer’s Prevention Goal

Cognitive decline is not inevitable. It is time we aim to prevent it.

Sex Differences in Disorders of the Brain and Heart— A Global Crisis of Multimorbidity and Novel Opportunity

Dr. Jill Goldstein, Dr. Ana Langer, and Jill Lesser have published an article in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association on on the need to develop initiatives focused on sex/gender differences in major depressive disorder, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and the co-occurrence of these conditions. All of these conditions disproportionately affect women both from a health and economic standpoint.

Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Severe Stress for Alzheimer’s Caregivers and Affecting Care for People with the Disease

The COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions, now in their fourth month, have created severe stress for Alzheimer’s caregivers that is increasingly affecting care for their loved ones, according to findings from the fourth UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST® survey. Closures, stay-at-home orders, and fear of COVID-19 infection mean family caregivers are caring for their loved ones at home 24/7, with little or no help from home health aides or day services.

“This is Us” star will be the public face for the Be Brain Powerful® campaign

Mandy Moore and UsA2 Board Member Greg O'Brien in Parade Magazine

The Center for Brain Health Equity

Call for a National Alzheimer’s Prevention Goal

Sex Differences in Disorders of the Brain and Heart

Coronavirus Impacts on Alzheimer’s Caregivers and Ability to Provide Care

  • 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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  • Making Dementia Care a Paid Leave Priority

    The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers will advocate for access to paid leave for family caregivers of individuals living with dementia and other chronic conditions.
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  • A Recipe for Brain Health: Pan Seared Salmon with Turmeric Spiced Quinoa and Chard

    There is growing body of evidence that demonstrates the marked impact diet has on brain health, and the important role a brain healthy diet may have in preventing cognitive decline

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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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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.