Other helpful information for understanding the Alzheimer’s disease crisis and how it impacts the country. For more policy resources from the Alzheimer’s Association, click here.
2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
View a summary of the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government, and the nation’s healthcare system
National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet
A quick overview of information related to the National Plan.
Read how the Alzheimer’s crisis will grow as the first round of baby boomers retire this year
Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease
Review the current projections and costs associated with Alzheimer’s disease
A National Alzheimer’s Strategic Plan: The Report of the Alzheimer’s Study Group
Read the 2009 report from the Alzheimer’s Study Group, a bipartisan team established under the auspices of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease charged with creating a strategic plan to overcome America’s Alzheimer’s crisis.
Alzheimer’s Advisory Council Recommendations
Take a look at the recommendations adopted by the 11 non-federal members of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services. (View prior recommendations from April 17, 2012)
NAPA Research Workgroup Recommendations
Developed by a work group of 20 of the nation’s top Alzheimer’s experts convened by the Association, and vetted by more than 5,000 researchers, these recommendations provide first-draft details explaining how our nation might achieve the goal of changing Alzheimer’s trajectory by 2025
Other National Alzheimer’s Plans
Read about other plans implemented throughout the world.
Webinar on National Alzheimer’s Plan
The University of Albany School of Public Health hosted a webinar on the National Alzheimer’s Plan, providing a general overview of the issue and the Plan itself, including the public health aspects of the Plan. It was lead by David Hoffman of the New York Department and Health and member of the federal Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services.