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Evidence review on dementia care and caregiving intervention now available for public comment

A few years ago, NIA collaborated with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to assess the evidence for interventions to prevent cognitive decline and dementia. In 2018, in response to the emerging science presented at the 2017...


Second research summit on dementia care, caregiving, and services is fast approaching!

Estimates suggest that as many as 5.5 million older Americans — and many more under age 65 — are living with Alzheimer’s disease, with another 1 million Americans affected by related dementias such as frontotemporal, Lewy body, vascular, and mixed dementias. Our health care systems, nursing homes and assisted living...


Participate in the second research summit on dementia care, caregiving and services!

People with Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) and those who care for them urgently need evidence-based help that can be used in the real world. How can NIA best support the development of more effective, dementia-friendly care and services for people living with the disease? How can we...


Help us shape the 2020 Dementia Care & Caregiving Summit

Millions of Americans and their caregivers are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias now, and that number will continue to grow. In addition to seeking effective treatments, we must further develop the evidence base about what works to improve care, services, and supports. We need your ideas and...