Publication date: 
Wed., Jun. 12, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

New Resource on Parkinson's Provides a Comprehensive Look at the Human and Economic Burden of the Disease

The Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®—: Parkinson's Disease factsheet at a Capitol Hill briefing with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The new resource highlights leading statistics about the disease that affects close to one million Americans, including data on the toll of the disease and the value of innovation and public policy solutions in reducing its impact.

Publication date: 
Tue., Jun. 25, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Alliance for Aging Research Study Finds That Alzheimer's Disease Is Not Bankrupting Medicare, But It Is Taking a Huge Toll on State Medicaid Programs and Family Caregivers

"The Real-World Medicare Costs of Alzheimer Disease: Considerations for Policy and Care" findings published in the July issue of Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, demonstrate the importance of better diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer's, which could lead to more favorable patient outcomes and improved costs for state Medicaid programs and caregivers.