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10.25.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
Moving Conversations About Alzheimer’s Disease into Policy and Practice: An SWHR Town Hall

During this SWHR town hall event, heard from speakers about how individuals across communities can take steps to prepare for Alzheimer's and how organizations and policymakers alike are taking steps to improve Alzheimer's outcomes and reach diverse and underserved communities.

8.16.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
SWHR Alzheimer’s Disease Policy Roundtable: Breaking Down the Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease for Women

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary Alzheimer’s Disease Policy Working Group of policy experts, researchers, clinicians, and patient advocates for a closed, roundtable meeting in August 2022 to discuss policy needs and opportunities as they relate to improving health and quality of life outcomes in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias for women.

8.10.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s Briefing Sheds Light on Alzheimer’s Disease’s Effect on Women  

During the July 26, 2022, “Taking Heed of Alzheimer’s Disease" briefing, disease stakeholders discussed research and treatment for AD and its disproportionate impact on women.

7.19.22 | Policy
SWHR Provides Comments to CMS on NCA on Beta Amyloid PET in Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disease

6.29.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
New Fact Sheet Highlights Disproportionate Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on Women as Patients and Caregivers

For Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month in June, SWHR launched an Alzheimer's disease fact sheet about the burden of disease faced by women.

6.28.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
Breaking Down the Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease for Women: A Call to Action

DOWNLOAD THE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE FACT SHEET There are an estimated 6.5 million people in the United States with Alzheimer’s disease. […]

6.17.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s Disease Should Not Be a Normal Part of Aging: Recognizing Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month 

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to and expand education around Alzheimer's and brain health, including its wide impact on women.

6.15.22 | Alzheimer's Disease
Taking Heed of Alzheimer’s Disease: Recognizing and Responding to a Coming Crisis

SWHR, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, and the National Alliance for Caregiving hosted a national webinar and congressional briefing to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and its disproportionate impact on women, and in particular women of color, as well as its health, social, and economic toll on both patients and caregivers.

5.11.22 | Health Equity
Illuminating Disparities and Addressing Outcomes with the Women’s Health Equity Initiative 

The SWHR Women’s Health Equity Initiative highlights statistics on women’s health in the United States, to improve health equity across disease states, conditions, and life stages.

2.9.22 | Policy
SWHR Provides Comments to CMS on Medicare Coverage Policy for Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Amyloid for the Treatment of AD