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

Alzheimer's research in communities of color

Dementia is our top public health crisis

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Warns of Setback to Prevention and Care

Cleveland.com Article

Greg O'Brien on the TODAY Show

Non-Pharma Report

  • 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 2025.

  • Behind Every Great Woman is a Great Brain

    For the past 30 years, Americans have gathered around the month of March to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of women in this country. On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s

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    Brain Health Equity Insights - March 2019

    A Note from UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

    We are thrilled to introduce Equity Insights, a newsletter that will deliver the latest news, opinions, tools and practical insights from the fields of health disparities

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    New Study Finds Deep Sleep is Best for Brain ‘Cleaning,’ Shows Connection Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s

    A new study conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center has found that brain activity during deep, non-REM sleep is ideal for the brain’s glymphatic system to “clean” itself

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The Pulse of the Community: Volume 3, Spring 2019

The A-LIST transforms the stories of more than 8,000 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.