Alzheimer’s Summit

National Alzheimer’s Summit: Uniting Communities for a Cure

Join UsAaginstAlzheimer’s September 24 – 26th 2018 for three days of panels and collaborative discussions to advance a clear action agenda and accelerate a cure.

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We Won’t Wait to Stop Alzheimer’s because…

Every 65 seconds someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Demand action from lawmakers to pass the CHANGE Act and accelerate a cure.

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Disparity

The Changing Face of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disproportionately affects Latinos, African Americans, and women. It’s time to build a more inclusive Alzheimer’s movement.

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Brain Health

How much do you know about brain health?

Current research suggests that keeping your brain healthy may be beneficial in the fight to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's

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Caregiving

Millennials and Dementia Caregiving

About half of millennial dementia caregivers stated that caregiving interfered with work, and 33% reported severe interference with work.

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Clinical trials

What’s it like to be in a clinical trial?

Without clinical trial volunteers, research for a cure goes nowhere. Hear Alzheimer’s researcher Reisa Sperling, MD demystify the clinical trial process.

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Summit 2018

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Education

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Millennials and Dementia Caregiving

Alzheimer’s Talks

  • A Letter from Our Chairman

    Anyone who has dealt with Alzheimer's knows the terrible toll it takes on patients and their families. I watched in horror as my wife’s brilliant, vibrant, extraordinary mother disappeared into the disease in the early 1990s. Alzheimer’s is a cancer-sized problem, and it demands a cancer-sized solution.

  • A Letter from Our Chairman

    NIH research funding for Alzheimer’s is increasing, but not fast enough to address the crisis at hand. While other disease states have decreasing death rates, the Alzheimer’s death rate has increased at a staggering pace. We need increases in research funding to keep up.

  • A Letter from Our Chairman

    Every 65 seconds another family learns a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I’ve had enough. Join me and demand more funding for Alzheimer’s. Together, we will find a cure. Sincerely, George Vradenburg.

We Are Committed to Stopping Alzheimer's by 2020.

  • Press Release
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    September 06, 2018

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Welcomes Eli Lilly Report of Positive Phase III Trial

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Chairman George Vradenburg issued the following statement regarding the report by Eli Lilly and Company and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (a subsidiary of Eli Lilly) that flortaucipir, a Positron Emission Tomography imaging

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    July 25, 2018

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Eisai and Biogen for their Progress Toward a Disease-Modifying Drug

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Chairman George Vradenburg today issued the following statement regarding the report today by Eisai and Biogen at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) that their Alzheimer’s Drug BAN2401 demonstrated

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    Interview with Dr. Michael Rafii

    The upcoming documentary, “Remembering Gene Wilder” His Life, Legacy and Battle with Alzheimer’s Disease is centered around Gene’s incredible life and subsequent diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease. Neurologist, Dr. Michael Rafii
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Dementia Caregiver's Report

Millenials and Dementia

This issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.