UsAgainstAlzheimer's Blog

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February 27, 2020 - George Vradenburg

New WEF-CEOi initiative is a promising step forward

A new global multi-stakeholder partnership being launched is a promising – and necessary – step forward in the global effort to effectively combat Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
February 21, 2020 - Greg O'Brien

Here’s What You Told Me to Remember

For those watching, if that didn’t hit you, I’m not sure you have a heartbeat.
February 11, 2020 - Jason Resendez

Millennial Alzheimer’s Advocate Takes on the New Hampshire Democratic Primary

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Jason Resendez sat down with Alzheimer’s advocate Norma Bostarr - a member of our partner organization the Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s.
February 10, 2020 - Kelly O'Brien

This American Heart Month, Give Your Brain Some Love

Give your brain some love – and take care of your heart at the same time.
January 20, 2020 - Jason Resendez and Stephanie Monroe

A Vision for Equity in Alzheimer’s Research in 2020

On March 25, 1966 at a press conference before a speech at the second convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) in Chicago, Martin Luther King said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhuman because it often results in physical death.” The end of King’s quote is often omitted but it speaks of the high stakes of addressing health disparities. For millions it’s a matter of life and death. This is certainly the case with Alzheimer’s disease, which affects African Americans and Latinos at higher rates than non-Hispanice