New Study Highlights Need for Healthcare Providers to Engage Alzheimer’s Caregivers

A new study from UsAgainstAlzheimer's and Mayo Clinic spotlights the often-overlooked need for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease to be more engaged by physicians during medical appointments with their loved ones.

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

Engaging Family Caregivers

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

  • 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.

Read the Letter

We Are Committed to Stopping Alzheimer's by 2025.

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    A road map for including Latinos and African Americans in Alzheimer’s research

    *This piece originally appeared in STAT News.

    Alzheimer’s disease is the only leading cause of death in the U.S. that is still on the rise and that does

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    U.S. surgeons general: Dementia is our top public health crisis | Commentary

    *This piece originally appeared in the Orlando Sentinal

    Over the span of more than 20 years and three presidents, as surgeons general we’ve confronted more than our fair share

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  • Alzheimer’s impact is a societal and economic issue, health advocate says

    *This article originally appeared on Cleveland.com 

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Alzheimer’s disease afflicts nearly 6 million people in the United States, and sadly affects the many more millions of people

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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.