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

Latest Talks

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...

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...

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....

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?

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Host Meryl Comer spoke with two of the...