Invitation to Contribute to Special Issue of A&D

Heather Wojtarowicz

Alzheimer’s & Dementia is delighted to announce a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Alzheimer’s & Dementia dedicated to advancing the science of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) care and caregiving and reflecting the multifaceted and pressing challenges within this domain. This issue aims to encapsulate the diverse spectrum of topics discussed during the 2023 National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners/Caregivers.


We invite submissions of reviews, letters, perspectives and research papers that delve into one or more of the major thematic areas highlighted during the Summit, including:

• Prioritizing the quality of life and well-being in individuals with AD/ADRD

• Impact of early detection and diagnosis on individuals and their care partners

• Innovative dementia care models and effective care coordination strategies

• Addressing disparities in healthcare access, utilization, and quality

• Support mechanisms for care partners and caregivers

• Workforce challenges in AD/ADRD care

• Economic implications and impacts of AD/ADRD

• Strategies for enhancing recruitment and retention in dementia care research


Please send an email to Haley Garland ( with your submission inquiries if you plan to submit to the Special Issue and include the topic area or theme.


The deadline for paper submissions is October 1, 2024, and the publication is expected in Spring 2025. Learn more

About A&D Journal

The Alzheimer’s Association® advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the diseases. The Alzheimer’s Association is the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer’s disease research. Its mission is “to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health”.

The mission of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association is to bridge the knowledge gaps across a wide range of bench-to-bedside investigation. The journal publishes the results of studies in: behavior, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, protein chemistry, neurology, neuropathology, psychiatry, geriatrics, neuropsychology, epidemiology, sociology, health services research, health economics, political science and public policy. Content emphasizes interdisciplinary investigations, integrative/translational articles, related to: etiology, risk factors, early detection, disease modifying interventions, prevention of dementia and applications of new technologies in health services.

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