Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s wants to know: What Matters Most?

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s wants to know: What Matters Most?

“What Matters Most?” If you are a person living with dementia or a family member of a person with dementia, has anyone ever asked you this question? Unfortunately for many people, the answer is “no.” Now UsAgainstAlzheimer’s A-LIST® is asking. UsAgainstAlzheimer’s is...
Addressing the Social Determinants of Brain Health

Addressing the Social Determinants of Brain Health

by Jason Resendez and Stephanie Monroe. This article originally appeared on SaludAmerica! In our work with the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Disparities Engagement Network, we are reflecting on the numerous challenges and injustices people of color face...
Bringing Alzheimer’s Out of the Shadows

Bringing Alzheimer’s Out of the Shadows

This article originally appeared in Aging Today, the bimonthly newspaper of the American Society on Aging. Stigma around Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-leading cause of death among Americans, is slowly eroding as the disease becomes more and more visible in our...
Hey Google, what’s Alzheimer’s?

Hey Google, what’s Alzheimer’s?

Advances in technology and data analysis are shaping the ways we identify, treat, and understand public health challenges like Alzheimer’s, a progressive brain disease that erodes memory and thinking skills. As the sixth leading cause of death in America, Alzheimer’s...