The Alliance to Improve Dementia Care brings together a multi-sector coalition of leaders to advance timely detection, access to treatment and coordinated care, and health equity for people at risk for and living with dementia and their caregivers. Through expert workgroups, convenings, and collaborative initiatives, the Alliance amplifies and promotes the adoption of proven solutions and promising innovations.
modifiable risk factors account for up to 40% of dementia cases globally.
Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
primary care providers say the medical profession is not prepared to meet the demand of people living with dementia.
The Alliance expects to accomplish these goals:
Convene diverse stakeholders: Partner with leaders from health systems, industry, research, advocacy, community-based organizations, philanthropy, government, and people living with dementia and caregivers.
Identify gaps in care: Mobilize cross-sector leaders to create solutions and amplify innovations to address gaps in information resources, care delivery, and support services.
Collaborate with policymakers: Work with federal advisory boards, agency leaders, and elected officials to overcome long-standing care and financing barriers and advance scalable solutions.
Propose policy and systems solutions: Develop and promote policies that build a dementia-capable workforce across the care continuum and advance comprehensive dementia-care models that align care preferences and incentives.
Through working groups, roundtables, and monthly meetings our members engage in cross-sector collaboration to improve brain health and dementia care.MEET OUR MEMBERS
Featured External Media
McKnight’s Senior Living references our November 2022 report, 'Projected Prevalence and Cost of Dementia: 2022 Update', which estimates that Alzheimer’s disease expenditures will triple to $45 billion by 2040.
The Alliance to Improve Dementia Care's Diane Ty joins a panel on improving care for people living with dementia and strengthening support for their caregivers.
Rajiv Ahuja, JD and Mac McDermott detail four steps to increase access to adult day services for families affected by dementia.
This 'Public Policy & Aging Report' article, by Nora Super and Diane Ty, focuses on the creation and evolution of the Alliance to Improve Dementia Care.
Writing for the American Society on Aging, Milken Institute's Diane Ty explains why we must improve cognitive screening for dementia.
Center for the Future of Aging's Nora Super and Diane Ty cover brain health and dementia prevention in this article published in STAT.