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ASCVD is Explained, Voters Take a Position Against Alzheimers Drug Costs, and Aging Unbound is Celebrated Across the Country

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Poll: Majority of Likely Voters Want Medicare to Cover Alzheimer’s Drugs

8 in 10 voters on both sides of the aisle agree that Congress should step in and require Medicare to cover FDA-approved drugs and therapies that can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new poll conducted by Lake Research Partners and Public Opinion Strategies
Additionally, 7 in 10 agree that President Biden should step in and require Medicare coverage.

The poll was commissioned by the Alliance along with the LEAD Coalition, the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, and UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

Read our statement in reaction to today's announcement from CMS regarding the establishment of registries as a means to access Alzheimer's treatments

Check out the results of our media outreach on this issue, including Alliance President & CEO Sue Peschin on the Martha Zoller Show on WDUN in Atlanta

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New Film Unlocks Mysteries of Clogged Arteries, Causes of ASCVD

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD) develop when plaque collects in the walls of the arteries. This can lead to narrowing or hardening of the arteries, resulting in poor blood flow to organs that can cause serious complications.

Our latest educational film takes a look at ASCVD including risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.

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How Will Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices?
What Patients Need to Know

Under the Inflation Reduction Act, Medicare will negotiate the price they pay for drugs with drug manufacturers beginning in 2025. It is very important that Medicare sets these prices properly so that patients don't lose access to care.

Our new film explores the discriminatory methods that Medicare is considering to establish prices, and the actions that we can take to help ensure that Medicare gets the policy right for patients.

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Alliance Convenes Stakeholders on Medicare Drug Affordability Reforms

Blog: Medicare’s Drug Price Negotiation Plan Relies on QALYs; Will Harm Older Adults

Chairman's Blog:
We Should All Aspire to Aging Unbound

"Let’s celebrate and learn from those who are living full and rewarding lives in their senior years"

As Older American's Month comes to a close, we are reminded that there is no limit to the aging experience. This year's theme, "Aging Unbound" offers the opportunity to combat stereotypes and reframe what aging looks like when older adults remain engaged, independent, and included. 

In his latest blog, Alliance Board Chair James "Jim" Scott unbinds his own misconceptions around older adulthood while embracing a future for aging Americans that grows brighter every day.

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Podcast: Breaking the Color Barrier with Gretchen Wartman

"...the system has to be willing to answer some questions that may be uncomfortable about the history of abusive research in the
United States."

On the heels of National Minority Health Month this past April, we were joined by Dr. Gretchen Wartman, Vice President for Policy and Program at the National Minority Quality Forum, to discuss some of the barriers to healthy aging that older adults of color face. 

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