May 2022 marks the 10th Anniversary of the first National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia affect an estimated 6 million Americans. The National Plan has accelerated federal activities, galvanized federal and non-federal partners, and significantly improved coordination, collaboration, and innovation on Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about the National Plan Milestones and Achievements.
ASPE Issue Brief: Federal Efforts to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
June 7, 2022
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias Among Adults Aged ≥45 Years — 31 States and the District of Columbia, 2019
May 23, 2022
May 16, 2022
May 9, 2022
May 2 – May 3, 2022
NAPA Quarterly Meeting
Quarterly Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services Celebrated federal accomplishments, a panel presented recent research on biomarkers and therapeutics, the Dementia Nomenclature Initiative presented an update, and the meeting included a panel of presentations about dementia risk reduction.
May 23 – 24, 2022
National Academies Workshop: Mechanisms for Organizational Behavior Change to Address the Needs of People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
This workshop will explore mechanisms that might improve care to meet the needs of people living with Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD).
May 25, 2022
ACL’s National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Webinar: Wisconsin’s Dementia Care Specialist Program: A Statewide Effort to Support People Living with Dementia, Their Family Caregivers, and Their Communities
The Wisconsin Dementia Care Specialist Program serves individuals, families, and their communities as part of county-based aging and disability resource centers. This webinar will describe the program and the role of these specialists and provide planning and action items for state and local policymakers to implement this program in their communities.
June 14 – 15, 2022
The Public Health Opportunities and Challenges of Dementia Caregiving Conference
Join the BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence in Dementia Caregiving to hear from experts on what states and communities are doing to elevate dementia caregiving as a public health issue.
New Videos on Research Progress
View the Progress and Potential: Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Research video playlist created by the National Institute on Aging.
The video series reflects on some of the major scientific advances that have occurred in Alzheimer's research in the past decade and the potential for greater progress in the future. Topics include biomarkers, caregiving, diversity in clinical trials, genetics, and exercise.
May 31, 2022
May 16, 2022
Dementia Research in 2022: A Decade Since the Launch of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias Summit 2022
May 16, 2022
- Spanish version: Hoja informativa sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer
- Spanish version: Medicamentos para la enfermedad de Alzheimer
- Spanish version: El olvido: ¿Qué es normal y qué no?