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April 27, 2020 - Greg O'Brien

Lessons of Coronavirus in the Age of Alzheimer’s

The New York Times terms it “The Great Empty.” Haunting images of Coronavirus: vultures circling above the U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort , docked in the Hudson River on Manhattan’s West Side; dead bodies loaded onto a refrigerator truck with a forklift; rats running amuck on empty subway platforms; domestic violence in the company of assailants; an empty Wailing Wall in the ancient city of Jerusalem. Did you ever think you’d be asked to wear a mask in a bank? Even the seagulls down the street from where we live on Outer Cape Cod are not congregating as much as
April 22, 2020 - Stephanie Monroe and Jason Resendez

COVID-19 Underscores Need for Equity in Healthcare and Research

Modern healthcare has long been plagued by problems of access, equity, and even outright discrimination.
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April 13, 2020 - Virginia Biggar

Coronavirus Crisis: Advice from Dementia Caregivers

Our new survey by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST® contained a wealth of helpful coping advice from caregivers.
March 27, 2020 - Stephanie Monroe and Jason Resendez

New Federal Coronavirus Legislation Still Leaves Big Gaps for Dementia Caregivers

It is disappointing that Congress stopped short of fully protecting family caregivers of older adults and individuals living with chronic conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
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March 19, 2020 - Brooks Kenny

Promoting Brain Health During a Time of Social Distancing

Here are a few recommendations for brain healthy social distancing from UsAgainstAlzheimer’s.