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Alzheimer's Talks is a free podcast/teleconference series from UsAgainstAlzheimer's. We interview leaders in Alzheimer's research, treatment, prevention, brain health, disparities, patient-focused drug development, books, caregiving and other topics on progress against this disease. You can sign-up for the live discussions, which feature your questions, at www.usagainstalzheimers.org.

Alzheimer's Talk‪s‬ UsAgainstAlzheimer's

    • Mental Health
    • 4.5 • 8 Ratings

Alzheimer's Talks is a free podcast/teleconference series from UsAgainstAlzheimer's. We interview leaders in Alzheimer's research, treatment, prevention, brain health, disparities, patient-focused drug development, books, caregiving and other topics on progress against this disease. You can sign-up for the live discussions, which feature your questions, at www.usagainstalzheimers.org.

    Coping with Hallucinations & Delusions in Dementia

    Coping with Hallucinations & Delusions in Dementia

    Common perceptions of Alzheimer’s and dementia tend to focus on memory loss, and many families can be caught off guard by symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions. Research shows these more-severe symptoms can affect sleep, family life, and a sense...

    • 52 min
    Diet: Fuel for Your Brain

    Diet: Fuel for Your Brain

    • 43 min
    Faith and Dementia

    Faith and Dementia

    In this Alzheimer's Talk, we explore the role of faith and spiritual life for those living with dementia and family caregivers. We also examine the role of churches, synagogues and other faith communities in ministering to and educating members about...

    • 44 min
    Research & Advocacy Leaders on Health Equity During COVID-19

    Research & Advocacy Leaders on Health Equity During COVID-19

    COVID-19 has heavily impacted communities of color, making health inequities even worse. This BrainStorm webcast is the second in a series on health equity challenges created by COVID-19 in the dementia community and beyond. Our host, Meryl Comer, talks...

    • 58 min
    The Ripple Effect: COVID-19's Impact on Communities & Caregivers

    The Ripple Effect: COVID-19's Impact on Communities & Caregivers

    COVID-19 is affecting all communities but is taking a particularly heavy toll among communities of color, just like Alzheimer's does.    This Alzheimer's Talks kicks off a two-part series exploring the health equity challenges presented by COVID-19 in...

    • 51 min
    The Importance of Brain Health in Uncertain Times - Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman

    The Importance of Brain Health in Uncertain Times - Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman

    Note: Our apologies for the audio issues upfront -- its clears up after a few seconds.So much in our lives is uncertain now: the way we work, shop, interact, and try to stay healthy. For Americans of all ages, brain health should be a priority now, just...

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

heath8102 ,

Great source on progress against Alzheimer's

This series helps me stay up to date on progress against Alzheimer's. You hear from top researchers directly, describing their work in plain language. It also features authors like Greg O'Brien and Lisa Genova, public figures like NPR's Diane Rehm, and caregiving experts, all offering their unique insights into what is looking like the biggest health crisis we may face this century.

Jason Hoya ,

Great Resource

This is a great resource for learning about cutting-edge brain health research. Love the diversity of topics and staying up todate on the latest trends in brain health.

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