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Featuring: Executive Director of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity Jason Resendez, who will present research on priorities in brain health for socially disadvantaged groups.

With a special introduction to health equity by Dr. Cynthia A. Gómez who founded and directed the Health Equity Institute at San Francisco State University.  She is a behavioral health scientist and health policy advisor and serves as the chair of Adira’s board.

The event will include a chance to win a $100 gift card.
We welcome:
  • All people living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias, ALS, Huntington’s, MS, or Parkinson’s.
  • Their caregivers.
  • Professionals serving these communities.
  • Learn Health Equity 101 from Dr. Cynthia Gómez.
  • Hear Jason share recent data on inequities in brain health and potential action items in the neuro community.
  • Share experiences of health inequities.
  • Share and review current solutions.
  • Brainstorm new solutions.

Do you have ideas now? Suggestions for how to provide a safe space for collaboration? Experiences you want to share ahead of time?

Do you know of, use or run programming addressing health equity that you suggest we discuss, review and share with participants?

Share resources and ask questions now on the Facebook event discussion, through a direct message, or email us!

About Jason Resendez

Resendez is the executive director of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity, and head of the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Coalition. From clinical trial inclusion to paid family leave for dementia caregivers, he champions brain health equity at every level of the healthcare system. In 2020, Jason was recognized as one of America’s top 20 “Influencers in Aging” by PBS Next Avenue. Jason graduated from Georgetown University, is a Google Next Generation Policy Leader and an Aspen Ideas Health Fellow.

More about Jason's talk: A framework for your critique

Jason will present a recent report on priorities related to brain health in socially disadvantaged groups.

He will share the framework and three priority areas (left) UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity has pinpointed.


A virtual discussion on equity-advancing needs in the neuro community and real-time priority setting for Adira’s programs that took place April 15. Featuring Jason Resendez.
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Took place April 15 from 3-5 p.m. ET

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