Category: Alzheimer’s Disease (Page 6)

April 7, 2015

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi to Be Honored as Alliance’s 2015 Silver Innovator Award Winner

Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., has been announced as the Alliance's 2015 Silver Innovator Award winner.
March 11, 2015

FY 2016 L-HHS Alzheimer’s Disease Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research, USAgainstAlzheimer's, Cure Alzheimer's Foundation, BrightFocus Foundation, Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, and American Academy of Neurology signed on to letters submitted to the House & Senate Labor, Health  and Human Services and Education and Related Agencies (L-HHS) Subcommittees, urging for a minimum of $2 billion for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
February 10, 2015

ACT-AD 21st Century Cures Letter

Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) submitted a letter the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to provide feedback on the 21st Century Cures discussion draft released on January 27, 2015.    
December 15, 2014

Alliance Submits Suggestions for NIA’s Aging Well in the 21st Century

The National Institute on Aging recently put out a call for comments and ideas for a draft of its strategic directions document, Aging Well in the 21st Century.
September 23, 2014

World Alzheimer’s Month: Improving Prevention and Treatment

This is a guest post from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute on World Alzheimer's Month. 
July 21, 2014

From Plan to Practice: Implementing the National Alzheimer’s Plan in Your State

A new report from the National Alliance for Caregiving and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America focuses on the next steps in developing comprehensive plans to provide support and services to people with Alzheimer's disease and their family caregivers.  The Alliance is very proud to have been able to help support this important report.
July 1, 2014

A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s (Film 1): What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

These short, animated “pocket films” (~2 to 3 minutes each) are designed to be viewed anywhere at any time: a doctor’s office, a Congressional hallway, a family living room, and more. They were created to help reduce stigma, improve care, and help the public fight against Alzheimer’s disease.  They have captured millions of views in the U.S. and around the globe.  
July 1, 2014

Update: Talaya Waller Birthday Update

We want to thank Talaya Waller for her commitment to Alzheimer's research and for including us in her special tribute to her grandmother.
June 4, 2014

A Birthday Party to Celebrate Aging–and the Research Behind It

Talaya Waller turns 29 this month, and she’s throwing a big party in Washington, D.C., on June 21.
April 28, 2014

Alliance Hosts Alzheimer’s Film Screening at French Embassy

On Thursday evening, April 24, the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., played host to the big screen debut of A Quick Look at Alzheimer's.