UsAgainstAlzheimer's Blog

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May 29, 2020 - Roger Lowe

COVID-19 Pandemic’s Disproportionate and Dangerous Effects on the Alzheimer’s Community

The COVID-19 pandemic and closures have had disproportionate and dangerous effects throughout the Alzheimer’s community.
May 27, 2020 - Stephanie Monroe and Jason Resendez

Making Dementia Care a Paid Leave Priority

The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers will advocate for access to paid leave for family caregivers of individuals living with dementia and other chronic conditions.
May 26, 2020 - Vin Connelly and Hope Ricciotti

A Recipe for Brain Health: Pan Seared Salmon with Turmeric Spiced Quinoa and Chard

There is growing body of evidence that demonstrates the marked impact diet has on brain health, and the important role a brain healthy diet may have in preventing cognitive decline. With women at an increased risk for Alzheimer’s, it’s particularly important that everyone takes every precaution they can to promote brain health. A brain healthy diet is a key component of living a more brain-healthy life. We are excited to be taking part in a Be Brain Powerful LIVE episode on Wednesday, May 27, at 6 PM EDT to share one example of a brain healthy diet. Vin will be
May 12, 2020 - Roger Lowe

Documentary on Gene Wilder’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Moving Forward

Now a new Wilder movie is on the horizon, one with a more serious tone.
May 08, 2020 - Karen Segal

Looking ahead on Mother’s Day after a long goodbye

Mother’s Day hasn’t truly been the same for me since 2002. That was the year my mother, Lisa Cohen, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when she was just 60 years old.