Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

July 16, 2019

Research Advocacy Training Empowers Patients and Caregivers

Jim and Geri Taylor In the six years since Geri Taylor was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she and her husband,…
June 25, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Study Finds that Alzheimer’s Disease Is Not Bankrupting Medicare, But It Is Taking a Huge Toll on State Medicaid Programs and Family Caregivers

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research (the “Alliance”) announced the results of a Medicare claims study which found that…
June 24, 2019

Blog: Exploring the Real-World Medicare Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease with Bruce Pyenson

Bruce Pyenson, principal and consulting actuary at Milliman The July issue of the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy…
May 14, 2019

Blog: How a Woman with Alzheimer’s Disease Lives Every Second

Terrie Montgomery was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2015. Since being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, Terrie…
March 20, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey Results Highlighting Public Interest in Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Early and Participating in Clinical Trials

New Survey Finds That Although Understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease is Limited to Personal Experience, Respondents Were Interested in…
March 13, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on FY 2020 White House Proposed Budget

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement in response to the White House’s…
January 28, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: Trends in Aging

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. Health care in 2019 will no doubt be…
October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition Goes to Barcelona

In October, the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) coalition, which is chaired by the Alliance for Aging Research, attended the …
June 15, 2018

ACT-AD Coalition Letter on FDA Early Alzheimer’s Disease Guidance

The majority of clinical trials conducted in Alzheimer’s disease have been for patients who received a definitive diagnosis after becoming…
June 8, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: Medicare Should Help Patients Avoid the Angst of an Incorrect Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Every year, thousands of Americans hear the devastating news that they have Alzheimer’s disease.  This diagnosis carries with it a…