10th Anniversary of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

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Events

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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.



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