House of Representatives
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If your member of Congress received a check under “Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act,” he or she cosponsored and support this bill in the current 112th Congress.
The Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act (H.R. 1897) would require a federal commitment to accelerating treatments that prevent, cure, or slow the progression of the disease and thus reduce the costs to the federal government and families. It would make Alzheimer’s research a priority at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), create public-private partnerships, and ensure that the NIH requests the funding necessary to get the job done. Read More
If your member of Congress received a check under “HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act,” he or she cosponsored and support this bill in the current 113th Congress.
The Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer’s Act (S. 709 / H.R. 1507) would expand diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, provide information on medical and non-medical services for newly-diagnosed patients and their families, and require that a diagnosis be noted in a patient’s medical record. Read More