Meeting the Needs of Diverse Caregivers
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According to the Alzheimer's Association, over 11 million Americans provide an estimated 18 billion hours of unpaid care for people with Alzheimer's or other dementias. In 2022, this care was valued at $339 billion. Most of these caregivers are women, and many caregivers are from diverse and underserved communities. In this Momentum Discussion podcast episode, leaders from the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York discuss the unique needs of diverse caregivers and how they are meeting these needs. They offer insights into how healthcare providers and others can best meet the needs of all caregivers while promoting brain health for all individuals.

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Elizabeth Smith-Boivin  
Executive Director/CEO, Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York 

Debbie Abreu
Community Outreach Manager for DEI initiatives, Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York 

Jennifer Pettis, MS, RN, CNE
Director of Strategic Alliances, The Gerontological Society of America

This podcast episode is supported by Genentech, Lilly, Eisai, and Otsuka. 

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