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Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association Announces New Editor-In-Chief

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D., as the new Editor-in-Chief of Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association

October 3, 2022
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Scientists Work Out How Exercise Saves Your Brain

In the News | HealthDay

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on CMS Draft Decision

Today’s draft decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is shocking discrimination against everyone with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Advocates weigh in on Medicare decision on new Alzheimer’s drug

In the News | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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The Alzheimer's Association and The Joint Commission collaborate to improve quality and safety in dementia care

The Alzheimer’s Association and The Joint Commission today announced a collaboration to help improve quality and safety in dementia care in nursing.

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The Importance of Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

In the News | Access Health

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Alzheimer's Association Funds Research Exploring Family Caregiving Styles

The sponsorship and grant support Leggett’s work measuring and classifying different styles of caregiving

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2022 Cure One, Cure Many $3M Award Goes to Mayo Clinic Researchers

In the News | Parkinson’s News Today

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Alzheimer’s: Addressing sleep disturbance may alleviate symptoms

In the News | Medical News Today

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Can Popular Diets Make Your Brain Healthier?

In the News | Brain & Life Magazine

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I'm a Doctor and Here's the #1 Sign You Have Alzheimer's

In the News | Eat This, Not That

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This Common Habit Makes Your Alzheimer's Risk Soar

In the News | Eat This, Not That

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COVID-19 and dementia: Are scientists concerned?

In the News | Medical News Today

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Staying Fit May Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

In the News | HealthDay

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Study identifies 10 factors linked to Alzheimer’s risk

In the News | Medical News Today

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Cognitive Effects Persist in Older COVID Patients

In the News | MedPage Today

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Alzheimer's Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology Fund Research Exploring COVID-19's Impact on the Brain in Diverse Populations

The Alzheimer’s Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) have awarded $800,000 in grants to researchers focusing on the impact of COVID-19

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Congress Agrees on $289 Million Alzheimer’s Research Funding Increase and Robust Investment in Alzheimer’s Public Health Infrastructure

Congressional leaders have announced a $289 million increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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The Impact of COVID on People with Dementia

In the News | Next Avenue

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How COVID Has Impacted Chronic Disease

In the News | U.S. News & World Report

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Increase in Federal Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding, BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act Signed Into Law

A $289 million increase for Alzheimer's and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was signed into law.

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New Alzheimer’s Association Report Finds Doctors and the Public Face Challenges in Understanding and Distinguishing Early Alzheimer’s Development from 'Normal Aging'

2022 Facts and Figures report covers the latest Alzheimer's data, and the need to increase public and physician awareness of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

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One big reason why Alzheimer’s might be going undetected in the US

In the News | Popular Science

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Latinos and Alzheimer's

In the News | Radio Bilingüe

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Could lithium protect against dementia?

In the News | Medical News Today

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Adults, Doctors in US Struggle to Tie Cognitive Problems to Alzheimer’s

In the News | Alzheimer’s News Today

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Alzheimer’s Association Disappointed by Medicare Coverage Policy for FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments

CMS has created unnecessary barriers for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Podcast: The future of brain health with Percy Griffin

In the News | Leaps.org

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Alzheimer’s study reveals 42 new genes that may drive risk

In the News | Medical News Today

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Race Plays Huge Role in Dementia Risk

In the News | HealthDay

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'Good' cholesterol may decrease your risk of Alzheimer's disease

In the News | Medical News Today

ALZ Magazine

Unlocking the Christchurch Variant

Rare Gene Variant Could Lead to New Alzheimer’s Treatments

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Around the Table with Cameron Hamilton

‘Love Is Blind’ Star Shares Grandmother’s Recipes

ALZ Magazine

The Sound of Support

Caregiving Podcast Offers New Way to Connect

ALZ Magazine

Lauren Alaina: ‘Be Brave, Be Strong’

Country Star on Her Grandfather and the Power of Music

ALZ Magazine

A Pirouette From Student to Caregiver

Carissa Kranz Opens Home to Longtime Ballet Instructor Living with Alzheimer’s

ALZ Magazine

Carla Hall: Made with Love

The Chef and TV Personality Honors Her Grandmother by Cooking from the Heart

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What is Aphasia?

In the News | Next Avenue

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Fight Alzheimer's with an email

In the News | Telemundo

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Clinical Challenges: Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Risk

In the News | MedPage Today

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Limited Access and Resources to Aduhelm for Eligible Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association remains deeply disappointed about how their medical needs continue to be ignored.

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The 3 Midlife Factors That Raise Your Odds for Alzheimer's

In the News | HealthDay

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Higher levels of antioxidants may reduce dementia risk

In the News | Medical News Today

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Congress Takes Action on Critical Alzheimer’s Legislation to Ensure Addressing Alzheimer’s Remains a National Priority and Continue Momentum on Research Funding

Today, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) are proud to support the introduction of two bipartisan bills

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Dementia and Alzheimer's in Indian Country

In the News | Native News Online

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How risk factors for developing dementia may vary between ages 55-80

In the News | Medical News Today

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The aging brain: New research paves way for treating memory loss

In the News | Medical News Today

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What Dementia Feels Like

In the News | AARP

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Human Rights Campaign and Alzheimer’s Association Announce New Partnership to Support LGBTQ Individuals Affected by Alzheimer’s and other Dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association and Human Rights Campaign (HRC) recently announced a new partnership aimed at providing Alzheimer’s disease information and resource

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Six Things People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia Want You to Know

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

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What People With Early-Onset Dementia Want You to Know

In the News | HealthDay

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The Younger Faces of Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

In the News | Next Avenue

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Dementia and sleep: What do we know about this link?

In the News | Medical News Today

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David Hyde Pierce Live on Today

In the News | TODAY.com

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Healthy Brain Initiative Continues Public Health Momentum By Kicking Off Next Road Map Development

An important effort to help state and local health departments address brain health across the life course.

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Researchers Spot Sign of Alzheimer's Risk That Scammers Love

In the News | HealthDay

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Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

In the News | HealthDay

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House Appropriations Subcommittee Advances Critical Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding

The House Appropriations Committee to consider funding for Alzheimer’s research and for the implementation of the BOLD Act in upcoming markup

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Sharpen Your Brain

In the News | Diversity Woman Media

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Alzheimer's Association Part The Cloud Grant Program-Funded Projects Reach $1 Billion in Follow-On Funding

Plus, Part the Cloud awards $4.75 million to six new, innovative clinical trials

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Study: Flu Shots May Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

In the News | Verywell Health

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Alzheimer’s Association Calls for Diversity in Clinical Trial Participation

In the News | HealthWell Foundation

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Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer's Says CDC

In the News | Eat This, Not That

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How Ultra-Processed Foods Can Affect Cognitive Performance

In the News | Healthline

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Thyroid Trouble May Raise Dementia Risks

In the News | HealthDay

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Bacteria that cause gum disease may increase risk of Alzheimer's

In the News | Medical News Today

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The Changing Role of the Caregiver

In the News | Next Avenue

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Diedrich Bader: In the Moment, Gratefully

Actor Shares the Career Lessons That Helped Him as a Caregiver

ALZ Magazine

Hispanic Americans More Likely to Develop Dementia. Why?

Researchers Are Zeroing in on Promising Theories

ALZ Magazine

Victory Lap

Olympic Figure Skater Mariah Bell Uses Her Platform to Help End Alzheimer’s

ALZ Magazine

No Time Like the Present

After Their Diagnosis, These People Living with Alzheimer’s Found Passion and Purpose

ALZ Magazine

Around the Table with Madison Cowan

Award-winning Chef and TV Cooking Competition Champ Honors His Mum

ALZ Magazine

What It's Like Living with Alzheimer's

Five Things We Want You to Know

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National Institutes of Health Releases FY24 Professional Judgment Budget for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Funding

NIH requests $321 million funding increase for fiscal year 2024

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Even Chores, Socializing Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia

In the News | HealthDay

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The fight against Alzheimer's: Where are we now?

In the News | CNN

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Alzheimer’s Association Global Workgroup Releases Recommendations About Use of Alzheimer’s “Blood Tests”

Blood biomarkers may revolutionize the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in the future, but aren't yet ready for widespread use, says top clinicians and researchers.

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Persistent Loss of Smell Due to COVID-19 Closely Connected to Long-Lasting Cognitive Problems

New insights into factors that may predict, increase or protect against the impact of COVID-19 on memory & thinking were revealed by studies reported at AAIC.

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Pérdida persistente del olfato debida al COVID-19 estrechamente conectada a problemas cognitivos duraderos

Nuevas perspectivas sobre factores que protegen en contra del impacto de COVID-19 en la memoria y cognición reveladas por estudios presentados en el AAIC.

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Seven Researchers Honored for Scientific Achievements and Contributions to the Dementia Field at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

The Alzheimer’s Association presented several awards at AAIC 2022, recognizing innovative dementia researchers for their achievements and contributions.

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Experiences of Racism Associated with Poor Memory, Increased Cognitive Decline

Experiences of structural, interpersonal & institutional racism are associated with lower memory & worse cognition in midlife & old age, as reported at AAIC.

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La experiencia del racismo asociada con mala memoria, deterioro cognitivo aumentado

Experiencias del racismo estructural, interpersonal e institucional asociadas con mala memoria y peor cognición con la edad, como reportaron en el AAIC.

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Alzheimer’s Association Launches ALZ-NET: A Long-Term Data Collection and Sharing Network for New Treatments

Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics (ALZ-NET) collects long-term clinical & safety data from patients treated with FDA-approved therapies.

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The Surprising Impact of Racism on the Brain

In the News | AARP

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Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints

In the News | Associated Press

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on New Clinical Trial Results Reported at AAIC 2022

The results of several clinical trials exploring both drug and non-drug strategies to address Alzheimer's disease & dementia were reported at AAIC 2022.

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Lower Socioeconomic Status in Childhood, Persistent Low Wages Linked to Risk for Dementia and Faster Memory Decline

Neighborhood disadvantages & persistent low wages are linked to higher dementia risk, lower cognitive performance & faster memory decline, studies show.

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Estatus socioeconómico más bajo en la niñez, sueldos bajos persistentes vinculados con el riesgo de demencia y deterioro más rápido de la memoria

Desventajas comunitarias y sueldos bajos están vinculados a un riesgo aumentado de demencia, desempeño cognitivo más bajo y deterioro más rápido de la memoria.

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17 Recommendations for Researchers to Better Communicate with Study Participants When Trials End Early

New recommendations for clinical trial sponsors & dementia researchers provide guidance to better communicate with participants when studies end early.

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Highlights from the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2022

AAIC 2022 featured groundbreaking research & guidance on Alzheimer's blood biomarkers, treatments, links between racism & dementia, COVID-19 & more.

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Historia de afecciones hipertensivas durante el embarazo vinculada con un riesgo aumentado de demencia

La historia de afecciones hipertensivas durante el embarazo está vinculada a un riesgo aumentado de demencia vascular y envejecimiento cerebral acelerado.

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History of Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

A history of hypertensive disorders disorders during pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of vascular dementia & accelerated brain aging, studies show.

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Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Statement on the Death of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and Staff

Since 2013, Rep. Walorski has served the people of Indiana’s second congressional district honorably.

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Momentos destacados del AAIC 2022

El AAIC 2022 destacó investigaciones sobre biomarcadores en la sangre, tratamientos, vínculos entre el racismo y la demencia, el COVID-19, y más.

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Exercise May Stall Memory Loss

In the News | AARP

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Highly Processed Foods Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline

In the News | Everyday Health

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Less Money, More Cognitive Problems, Study Finds

In the News | Being Patient

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Eye Tests May Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

In the News | Scientific American

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Alzheimer’s blood biomarkers not ready for primary care use, expert panel decides

In the News | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

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Siblings Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Jay Williams to Host Fifth Annual ‘Dance Party To End ALZ’ Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association

Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Jay Williams will host the fifth annual star-studded ‘Dance Party to End ALZ’ in Nashville

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Daily Multivitamin Slows Cognitive Aging in Three-Year Study Published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Results from the COSMOS-Mind study of more than 2,200 older adults found that taking a daily multivitamin-mineral supplement resulted in a cognitive benefit.

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Alzheimer’s Association Announces New Partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

New partnership announced to support Black Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their caregivers.

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Alzheimer’s Association Applauds National Active and Retired Federal Employees for Fundraising Milestone

NARFE funding contributions surpass $15 million since 1983

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Lecanemab Phase 3 Topline Data Release

The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes the positive topline data reported today by Eisai and Biogen

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Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association Announces New Editor-In-Chief

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D., as the new Editor-in-Chief of Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association

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Alzheimer’s Association Takes On Leadership Role In Landmark Alzheimer’s Biomarker Study — Known As ADNI4 — To Convene Private Partner Scientific Board

The Alzheimer's Association will convene the Private Partner Scientific Board (PPSB) of the extension of ADNI4.

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Alzheimer’s Association Names Dr. Joanne Pike its Next Chief Executive Officer

Appointment of public health veteran and current Association president signals continued focus on scientific progress and access for treatments

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Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Inaugural State Dementia Services Coordinator Summit

Today, the Alzheimer’s Association kicked off the inaugural State Dementia Services Coordinator (DSC) Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Six Essential Terms Every Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Needs to Know

Alzheimer’s Association offers guidance to America’s 11 million Alzheimer’s caregivers

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Scientific Conference on Dementia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to be Held in Kenya

Dementia researchers at all career stages will gather Dec. 6-9 in Nairobi, Kenya at Dementia and Brain Aging in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

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Alzheimer's Association Announces HBI Road Map Strategist Cohort

Eight Local Public Health Departments Selected to Address Cognitive Health and Dementia

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Alzheimer's Association Statement on Gantenerumab Phase 3 Topline Data Release

The Alzheimer’s Association is disappointed by the topline Phase 3 data reported today by Genentech and Roche from the Phase 3 clinical trials of gantenerumab.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Jay Williams Host Fifth Annual ‘Dance Party To End ALZ’ Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association

Event raises a record-breaking $525,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association research grant program

ALZ Magazine

Marlee Matlin: Making Them Proud

After Losing Her Mother to Alzheimer's, Actor Rises to a New Challenge

ALZ Magazine

Saved by a Bark

Loyal Dog Helps Rescue Lost Woman with Dementia

ALZ Magazine

Making Alzheimer’s Cry Uncle

'A Christmas Story' Actor Zack Ward Honors His Dad

ALZ Magazine

Mind Your Head

Traumatic Brain Injury May Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline

ALZ Magazine

Outlooks with Garrett Davis

Award-Winning Playwright Raises Awareness with New Production

ALZ Magazine

Painting with Purpose

Artist Finds Escape from Dementia, Donates Proceeds to the Cause

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Lecanemab Phase 3 Full Results

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes and is further encouraged by the full Phase 3 data presented from the global Phase 3 clinical trial of lecanemab.

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Alzheimer’s Association Calls on CMS to Reverse Its Decision to Severely Limit Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments

Association Files Formal Request for Reconsideration of National Coverage Determination

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Congress Prioritizes Addressing Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Key provisions of ENACT Act, strengthened FDA accelerated approval pathway, $226 million increase for research, $33 million to fund Alzheimer’s public health.

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Critical Alzheimer’s and Dementia Priorities Signed Into Law

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) commend the passage of the fiscal year 23 (FY23) budget

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Companies Must Play a Role to Ensure Patient Access

In the coming year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may approve additional treatments.

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