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

Alzheimer's Talks
January 10, 2020

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

Difficulty sleeping affects many people with Alzheimer's: sleeping longer than usual, trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or sleeping during the day and being awake at night. For those who do not have Alzheimer's, regularly getting inadequate sleep can increase your risk for the disease.

What does research tell us about the link between insomnia and Alzheimer's? And are there steps we can take to help manage the risk created by...

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...

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October 29, 2019

Better Support for Caregivers: Grace Whiting, National Alliance for Caregiving

Better Support for Caregivers

This special Alzheimer’s Talks was supported by Sunrise Senior Living and presented for Sunrise families, team members and community partners.

Being a caregiver—whether a friend, family member or paid professional—can be very demanding, particularly when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. What resources are available that can lighten the burden of caregiving? Our guest speaker, Grace Whiting, President and CEO of the National Alliance...

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October 22, 2019

Dementia from All Angles: Telling Our Stories to Fight for Change

A Featured Conversation from UsAgainstAlzheimer's 2019 National Alzheimer's Summit

The fight against Alzheimer's, frontotemporal degeneration, and other dementias is driven by the stories of those on the front lines—people living with the disease and their care partners.

"A priest, a marine, a journalist and a millennial walk into a bar ..." Four diverse advocates offer a glimpse into their lives, connected by a common mission to stop this disease. At...