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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October 3, 2019

Music and the Mind: Soprano Renee Fleming & NIA's Dr. Marie Bernard

How doe music benefit the brain? An opera star & a scientist discuss.

 

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September 9, 2019

Changing How We Approach Alzheimer's - Dr. Mark Hyman

Are we thinking about Alzheimer’s the wrong way?

Best-selling author Dr. Mark Hyman believes we should shift from seeking a single disease path or drug—to a more dynamic framework that considers the many factors that may contribute to Alzheimer’s and then tailoring therapy to the individual.

In this Alzheimer’s Talks, host Meryl Comer talks with Dr. Hyman, of the UltraWellness Center and Cleveland Clinic, about his field of Functional Medicine...

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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...