June 21 - 22, 2021

Unlocking the Promise of Brain Health

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s 2021 Virtual Advocacy Summit. UsAgainstAlzheimer's will bring together policy experts, advocates, and health system leaders to discuss and act on policy solutions that can help make the promise of brain health a reality for all communities. From early detection to health equity and economic justice, UsAgainstAlzheimer's brain health agenda puts patients, families, and communities first. 

Summit Schedule

Monday, June 21, 2021

1:00-1:50PM ETBriefing - Brain Health Across the Lifespan
This session will provide a concise overview of the case for early intervention and brain health. Experts will discuss the latest science on reducing our risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s, the critical importance of early intervention, and the policy actions needed to translate what we know works into health care and public health interventions that make a difference in the lives of people and save tax dollars.

2:00-2:45 PM ET: Advocacy Training Webinar
Join policy and advocacy experts for tips and training in advocating to policymakers for brain health in a virtual way. The session will also provide training on our Advocacy Day online platform that provides an easy, interactive experience with all the important information at your fingertips, including meeting links, legislator bios, talking points and leave behinds.

3:00-3:45 PM ET: Briefing - Investing in Brain Health Equity with Paid Family & Medical Leave
Experts and policymakers will explore the interconnected nature of brain health and work, highlighting the importance of economic policies such as paid family leave in ensuring that all families can balance work, brain health, and caregiving in an aging society. From guaranteeing job security for working caregivers to making sure economic policies recognize all kinds of caregivers, it is time to invest in the infrastructure needed to achieve brain health equity.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

9:00AM – 5:00PM ET: Virtual Hill Meetings with Members and Staff