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

  • July 08, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls Biogen Submission of Alzheimer’s Treatment for FDA Review and Approval an Exciting Step Forward

    George Vradenburg, chairman and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, issued the following statement.

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  • July 06, 2020

    UsA2 Calls for More Federal Research Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease

    U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes $35 million increase for FY 2021

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  • June 26, 2020

    Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Severe Stress for Alzheimer’s Caregivers and Affecting Care for People with the Disease

    The COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions, now in their fourth month, have created...

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  • June 02, 2020

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Statement on the Death of George Floyd and the Social Justice Protests Across the Nation

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  • 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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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.