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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August 14, 2019

Where Are We in the Search for Better Treatments? Dr. Scott Turner, Georgetown University

Current treatments for Alzheimer's disease have only minimal and temporary benefits. While the search for more effective Alzheimer’s treatments has seen many disappointments in recent years, the pipeline of drugs in development is far from empty.

ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s released its 2019 state-of-the pipeline report, and the findings give cause for optimism. A broader range of ideas is being considered to fight the disease, including three new pathways to attack Alzheimer’s that...

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June 20, 2019

Why Brain Health Is So Important For Women - Susan Spencer, Woman's Day

Research is showing us how we can protect our brain health and reduce our risk of Alzheimer’s later in life—through exercise, healthy eating, getting enough sleep, managing medical risks (like high blood pressure), and staying mentally and socially engaged.

Women particularly are hit hard by Alzheimer’s, as two-thirds of those with the disease and two-thirds of those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s. If we can help women “Be Brain...

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May 9, 2019

Building a Brain Health Care System - Anne Tumlinson

With this episode, we’ve made some exciting changes to Alzheimer’s Talks. Joining us as our host is former journalist, bestselling author and Alzheimer’s caregiver Meryl Comer. She is Co-Founder of WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, Chair of the Global Alliance on Women’s Brain Health and an UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Founding Board Member.

We’ll now bring you Alzheimer’s news, as well as our hallmark conversations with researchers and other leaders. You can still listen by phone,...

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March 27, 2019

Developing a Culture of Brain Health - Dr. Neelum Aggarwal

No longer a concern simply for later years, achieving brain health across the lifespan requires understanding, attention, and commitment to our body’s most powerful organ. We need to know how to empower ourselves, our families and our communities to keep our brains healthy from the earliest years.

How does Alzheimer’s fit into the idea of building a culture of brain health? We discussed this question in a special Alzheimer’s Talk...