The mission of our SIG is to support Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) research efforts and clinical practice by creating a network of collaborators and consultants who improve and disseminate evidence-based approaches to ADRD prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Increase dissemination of evidence-based practices in ADRD diagnosis and treatment.
Reduce prevalence of ADRD through education and preventative lifestyle strategies.
Improve clinical care of individuals with ADRD and support of caregivers.
Increase the accessibility and inclusivity of ADRD assessment and treatment.
Prioritize novel and non-pharmacological treatment interventions for ADRD.
Enhance understanding of the importance of clinical and psychometrically sound ADRD diagnostic approaches.
Disseminate research ideas and opportunities among ADRD SIG members to foster collaboration and encourage new project development.
Use information based on questionnaires to develop Sig interest topics and most reasonable way to disseminate information.
Prepare collaborative position papers on timely and important issues in the field of ADRD.
Provide professional and career mentorship opportunities.
Connect members at conferences and meetings throughout the year.
Develop SIG to SIG relationships by reaching out to related SIGs for joint activities including chats and related presentations and group discussion.
Consider new crosstalk related to COVID and cognition, in particular response to older persons.