Alzheimer's Talks

A free teleconference series offered by UsAgainstAlzheimer's covering a wide range of topics with leaders in the Alzheimer's community. If you're interested in sponsoring a call, email hjameson@usagainstalzheimers.org.

Latest Talks

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May 28, 2020

The Importance of Brain Health in Uncertain Times

Dr. Sandra Chapman, Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas - Dallas

Alzheimer's Talks
April 28, 2020

Caregiving and Coping with Dementia in a Pandemic

While caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is challenging at any time, the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders may make those challenges exponentially greater.

In our latest Alzheimer’s Talks we share findings from two recent survey of our A-LIST community, made up of Alzheimer’s caregivers and those at increased Alzheimer’s risk. They told us how they are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic and about their stress levels and concerns during this time....

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January 10, 2020

Insomnia and Alzheimer's - Dr. David Holtzman & Dr. Kristine Yaffe

Families living with Alzheimer’s know that sleep patterns can change dramatically as the disease progresses. What does research tell us about Alzheimer’s, insomnia and other sleep conditions? What effect does sleep have on Alzheimer’s risk, and what solutions are there for better sleep, for those living with Alzheimer’s?

Press the 'Play' button under the image at left to hear the full discussion.

Host Meryl Comer spoke with two of the...

Alzheimer's Talks
December 12, 2019

Responding to Dementia in Diverse Communities

How are community-level organizations helping our health system to improve its capabilities to care for those with dementia in diverse communities? What resources are available to support them in this goal?
 
This informational webinar highlights regional efforts to promote dementia-capable communities with a focus on under-represented and under-resourced populations. Our panelists discuss projects supported by the federal Administration for Community Living (ACL), to promote dementia capability through innovative models...