Be a Part of the Movement to Engage Young People to Stop Alzheimer's by 2020.
YouthAgainstAlzheimer’s, co-convened by the Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's and UsAgainstAlzheimer's, positions Alzheimer’s as an urgent economic and public health issue impacting families across generations by mobilizing young people and youth-serving organizations through storytelling, advocacy, and coalition building.
Young People and Alzheimer’s
As the prevalence of dementia continues to grow in an aging America, and with increasingly earlier identification of persons with dementia, young adults are emerging as a significant caregiving resource. UsAgainstAlzheimer's partnered with the USC Roybal Institute on Aging to look at the unique impact of dementia caregiving on millennials.
people will be living with Alzheimer's in the United States by 2050, according to recent predictions.
of dementia family caregivers are millennials.
is the annual cost of Alzheimer's to the U.S. economy.
Our members represent diverse voices in the youth movement.
Millennials and Dementia
Caregiving Reflections across Generations
This discussion features the varied experiences of Alzheimer’s and dementia care partners and patients from different cultures, generations, and geographies—with the aim of better understanding their needs around support, training, and research.