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National Alzheimers Plan

From Anti-Alzheimer's 'Magic Bullets' to True Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

If you followed news coverage on the release of the National Alzheimer's Plan, you'd probably conclude that the solution to maintain lifelong brain health is simple: Simply wait until 2025 for a "magic bullet" to be discovered to cure Alzheimer's disease.

National Alzheimer's Plan Sets Deadline Of 2025 To Find Treatments

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- The clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer's Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least s...

Pat Summitt's Candor Is a 'Win' for Young-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Eric J. Hall | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

Every time news hits about Pat Summitt -- not about her victories with the University of Tennessee women's basketball team, but about her fight with dementia -- it's a win for the cause.

Draft National Alzheimer's Plan Is Disappointing

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

We need a National Alzheimer's Plan that reflects the psychosocial/mental health needs of Americans with dementia and their families, and that creates opportunities for them to have a vastly improved quality of life.

Meet the Mental Health Needs of People With Dementia

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has begun to develop a long-term plan regarding dementia. The planning advisory committee for this project includes a representative of the Substance Abuse and Services Administration and representatives of other federal agencies.