Introductory Remarks by George VradenburgView Session
Briefing: Brain Health Across the Lifespan
This session will provide a concise overview of the case for early intervention and brain health. Experts will discuss the latest science on reducing our risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s, the critical importance of early intervention, and the policy actions needed to translate what we know works into healthcare and public health interventions that make a difference in the lives of people and save tax dollars.
Join policy and advocacy experts for tips and training on how to advocate for brain health in virtual meetings with policymakers. The session will also introduce our Advocacy Day online platform, which provides an easy, interactive experience with all the important information at your fingertips, including meeting links, legislator bios, talking points, and leave behinds.
Briefing - Investing in Brain Health Equity with Paid Family & Medical Leave
Experts and policymakers will explore the interconnected nature of brain health and work, highlighting the importance of economic policies such as paid family leave in ensuring that all families can balance work, brain health, and caregiving in an aging society. From guaranteeing job security for working caregivers to making sure economic policies recognize all kinds of caregivers, it is time to invest in the infrastructure needed to achieve brain health equity.