By: Nihal Satyadev
There is a myriad of untapped solutions for our aging population in our youth. This presentation will go through some of the work of The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s and share some open-source solutions that can be implemented immediately in Minnesota.
The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s is a group of young individuals committed to changing the perception of Alzheimer’s Disease. Our members can be found in high schools and college campuses across the nation creating a grassroots movement to seek the cure. We are youth advocates. We are youth caregivers. We are youth researchers.
- Discuss the growth of youth interest in issues of Alzheimer’s and Aging
- Overview of campus-based respite care model
- Strategy for State-Leadership of Care Corps
- Ideas for inspiring local youth
Nihal Satyadev is a social entrepreneur, biomedical researcher, and a leading millennial Alzheimer’s advocate.
In 2015, Nihal served as a public policy intern for Alzheimer’s Association. Recognizing the disease as one of the largest impending healthcare crisis and noticing the lack of youth advocacy, he founded The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s (YMAA). In the last 3 years of his involvement as CEO, YMAA has become the nation’s widest-reaching nonprofit in providing opportunities for college and high school students to advocacy, research, and provide care for those battling with the disease. Nihal has been an avid researcher of neurodegenerative diseases. He graduated in 2018 with a Bachelors in Computer Science degree at the University of Redlands. He is pursuing a Masters in Public Health at George Washington University.