Advancing Cognitive Well-Being Through the Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map

November 01, 2018

 

Overview: This episode introduces the new 2018-2023 Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map, which offers strategies for public health agencies to promote cognitive health and support people living with dementia and their caregivers. Co-authors from CDC and the Alzheimer’s Association provide details about this initiative and a forthcoming companion guide for Indian Country. Jewel Mullen, former president of ASTHO, explains how state and territorial health departments can advance healthy aging efforts through partnerships and policy, programs, and systems change.

Guests:

  • Molly French, MS, Public Health Director, Alzheimer’s Association
  • Lisa McGuire, PhD, Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA, 2014-2015 ASTHO President and Associate Dean for Health Equity at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

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