Press Releases

The following are official statements issued by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s in response to major national policy actions, industry events, breaking news, or organizational achievements. Please see the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s press kit page for additional information. For media requests, please contact Roger Lowe at rlowe@usagainstalzheimers.org or 202.494.3051

  • May 26, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls on Governors to Require Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing for All Nursing Home Residents and Staff

    Testing Needed to Protect Health of Older Adults, Including those with Alzheimer’s

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  • May 21, 2020

    New Alliance Calls for Paid Family Leave Protections for Dementia Caregivers in COVID-19 Legislation

    Longer-term goal to pass a permanent comprehensive paid family leave law

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  • May 16, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Paid Leave Protections for Family Caregivers in HEROS Act

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  • May 05, 2020

    Tamara Turoff Keough Joins UsA2 as Chief Development Officer

    Brings 25 Years of Fundraising Experience and a Personal Commitment to Stopping...

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  • May 04, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls for Immediate COVID-19 Testing for All Nursing Home Staff and Residents

    Urgent Action Required to Ensure Safety and Health of Older Adults, Including...

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  • May 01, 2020

    New Survey Shows Warning Signs with High Stress Levels for Alzheimer’s Caregivers during COVID-19 Shutdowns

    Stress-related issues include sleep problems, difficulty concentrating, irritable behavior

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  • April 08, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Survey Finds Significant Coronavirus Impacts on Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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  • March 27, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Renews Push for Paid Leave for Family Caregivers after New Coronavirus Legislation Falls Short

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  • March 19, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Passage of the Families First Act, but Urges Action to Provide Paid Leave for Family Caregivers

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s issued the following statement commending Congress on the speedy passage of...

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Dementia Caregiver's Report

Millenials and Dementia

This issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.