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
December 17, 2020

Faith and Dementia

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST research has found that the majority of people living with dementia and caregivers rely on religious faith to help them cope. In our December Alzheimer’s Talks, we explore the role of faith and spiritual life for those living with dementia and family caregivers, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also examine the role of churches, synagogues and other faith communities in ministering to and educating members about...

Alzheimer's Talks
August 7, 2020

Research & Advocacy Leaders: Health Equity During COVID-19

COVID-19 has heavily impacted communities of color, making health inequities even worse. 

This BrainStorm webcast was the second in a series on health equity challenges created by COVID-19 in the dementia community and beyond. Our host, Meryl Comer, spoke with an expert panel of research organizations about what they are doing to prioritize health equity in their COVID-19 research programs and why diversity matters in brain health research. We also...

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June 25, 2020

The Ripple Effect: How COVID-19 Is Impacting Communities & Caregivers

COVID-19 is affecting nearly everyone across the country, but is taking a particularly heavy toll among communities of color, just as Alzheimer's does.    

This Alzheimer's Talk, part of our COVID-19 Insight Series, is the first of two programs on health equity challenges presented by COVID-19 in the dementia community. We discussed the effects of the coronavirus on family caregivers of color and what social service providers and health...

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May 28, 2020

The Importance of Brain Health in Uncertain Times - Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman

This is our first UsAgainstAlzheimer’s BrainStorm episode. BrainStorm is a new series that features conversations with experts on the science of keeping your brain healthy, early detection and intervention in Alzheimer’s, and working toward brain health equity regardless of sex, race or ethnicity. Watch for BrainStorm every other month and, in alternating months, Alzheimer’s Talks, which features discussions of groundbreaking research and its importance to those living with Alzheimer’s and their...