Say Hello to BrainGuide

Our new platform BrainGuide™ was featured on Good Morning America. It empowers people of all ages and communities to understand and take action on brain health and Alzheimer's disease.

Aducanumab and UsAgainstAlzheimer's

Aducanumab is a proposed treatment for early Alzheimer’s disease that is intended to slow the progression of the disease. UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2) has urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve aducanumab.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Survey Shows Alzheimer’s Patients Value a New Therapy that Slows Progression of Symptoms

New survey results from UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST shows that patients want FDA to weigh willingness of people with MCI/mild Alzheimer’s to take a disease-modifying therapy.

Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers Applauds American Rescue Plan but Urges Action on Paid Leave Support for Caregivers

The Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers commends the Biden-Harris for making support for working families a top priority in its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic relief proposal but urges the administration to clarify how the proposal's paid leave expansions will cover Americans who care for older adults.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Commends Apple and Biogen for New Research on Monitoring Brain Health

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s commends Apple and Biogen for their investment in brain health research and working towards creating innovative technologies that would allow consumers to be more aware and in control of their brain health.

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Aducanumab and UsAgainstAlzheimer's

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Survey Shows Alzheimer’s Patients Value a New Therapy that Slows Progression of Symptoms

Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers Applauds American Rescue Plan but Urges Action on Paid Leave Support for Caregivers

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Commends Apple and Biogen for New Research on Monitoring Brain Health

UsAgainstAlzheimer's: Working to End Alzheimer's Disease  

The Alzheimer’s pandemic is the health and social economic crisis of this generation. It is a national and global emergency that has a devastating health, social and economic toll on millions of people living with this disease, their families and caregivers.

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s exists to conquer Alzheimer’s disease. Since our founding in 2010, we have taken on the toughest problems in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Our work is driven by the urgency to find effective treatments and the prevention steps needed to reach the time where no one is lost to Alzheimer’s.

We bring all of “Us” together to:

In the past decade, progress has been made, with more hope on the horizon now than ever before.

But every day of delay is another day lost to the millions of people affected by this devastating disease. If nothing changes, by 2050, 14 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s at an annual cost of more than $1 trillion. The time to act is now.

Recent News and Blog Posts

  • May 19, 2021

    Broad Range of Health, Aging, Consumer and Dementia Groups call for Congress to Triple Funding for CDC’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program

    More than 50 health, medical, aging, consumer, Alzheimer’s and dementia advocacy groups...

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  • Nora Super and Cara Levy

    Paid Family Leave Can Build Health and Economic Equity

    The US is woefully unprepared to care for the growing population of...
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  • May 05, 2021

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Says Draft Report on Value of Alzheimer’s Treatment will be Disappointing to Patients and Caregivers

    Patients and caregivers will be disappointed that this draft finding fails to...

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  • Fayron Epps, PhD, RN

    We will no longer be silent: The role of the Black Church in supporting those with dementia and their care partners

    On this National Day of Prayer, we will no longer be silent...

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  • April 28, 2021

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and the Paid Leave Alliance for Dementia Caregivers Praises Biden Administration Proposal to Expand Paid Family and Medical Leave

    No one should have to choose between their job and their family’s...

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  • Meryl Comer and Jill Lesser

    Why Women Are Our Best Bet in Alzheimer’s Research

    For too long, Alzheimer’s research has overlooked one of the most fundamental...

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Reports

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    A-LIST Pulse of the Community: Volume 7, December 2020

    The UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST® is an online community of more than 8,000 people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, current and former caregivers, and those concerned about brain health, who have...

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    Place & Brain Health Equity: Understanding the County-Level Impacts of Alzheimer’s

    The effects of where people live, and the social determinants of health are under-recognized and under-appreciated in our national response to effectively treat and prevent Alzheimer’s. This report found that...

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    2019 Annual Report

    In these pages, you will find highlights of the game-changing accomplishments and tremendous progress of UsAgainstAlzheimer's and our partners in the year of 2019.