The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers

The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers – convened by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s – advocates for access to paid family and medical leave for caregivers of individuals living with chronic medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

Alliance Members

The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers includes national and local dementia serving organizations. We work together to make dementia care a priority in the paid leave policy process.   

Alliance Fact Sheet, Talking Points and Resources

The Link Between Paid Leave and Dementia Care

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s research on employed dementia caregivers finds that nearly 60% report that the utilization of paid leave benefits improved their health and emotional well-being as they provided care. However, access was a key issue.

Paid Leave Thought Leadership & Advocacy

  • January 21, 2021

    Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers Applauds American Rescue Plan but Urges Action on Paid Leave Support for Caregivers of Older Adults

    We are heartened to see the Biden-Harris administration make support for working...

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  • Stephanie Monroe and Jason Resendez

    Making Dementia Care a Paid Leave Priority

    The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers will advocate for access to...
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  • May 21, 2020

    New Alliance Calls for Paid Family Leave Protections for Dementia Caregivers in COVID-19 Legislation

    Longer-term goal to pass a permanent comprehensive paid family leave law

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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.