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A National Response to Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

The bipartisan NAPA Reauthorization Act and the Alzheimer’s Accountability and Investment Act would build on the progress made over the last decade by continuing to promote rapid research and improve the delivery of clinical care and services for people living with Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

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Strengthen the Dementia Public Health Infrastructure

The bipartisan BOLD Reauthorization Act will continue strengthening the Alzheimer’s and other dementia public health infrastructure in communities across the nation.

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Our Nation’s Commitment to Alzheimer’s Research and Public Health Response

Congress must continue to invest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and fund the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (P.L. 115-406) to strengthen the public health infrastructure across the country by implementing effective Alzheimer’s intervention focused on public health issues such as increasing early detection and diagnosis, reducing risk, and preventing avoidable hospitalizations.

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Prepare the Dementia Workforce

The bipartisan AADAPT Act will accelerate dementia workforce preparedness in communities throughout the nation.

Federal Priorities We Support

AIM is also a proud supporter of the following priorities in the 118th Congress.

Access to Innovative Treatments Act of 2023

Alzheimer's Accountability & Investment Act

Alzheimer's Treatments Letters to CMS & HHS

CAREERS Act of 2023

CMMI Letter on Dementia Care Management

CONNECT for Health Act

Credit for Caring Act

Elder Justice Act Reauthorization

Elizabeth Dole HCBS for Veterans and Caregivers Act

Expanding Veterans' Options for Long Term Care Act

Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act

FY24 Appropriations BOLD

FY24 Appropriations NIH Alzheimer's Research

FY24 Increasing Representation in Alzheimer's Clinical Trials

House Committee on Education and Workforce Hearing: Examining Policies and Priorities of the United States Department of Health & Human Services

House Committee on Ways and Means, Health Subcommittee Hearing: Examining Policies that Inhibit Innovation and Patient Access

House Committee on Ways and Means Hearing: Enhancing Access to Care at Home in Rural and Underserved Communities

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing: Checking-In on CMMI

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee: Examining Policies to Improve Seniors’ Access to Innovative Drugs, Medical Devices, and Technology

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee: Innovation Saves Lives: Evaluating Medicare Coverage Pathways for Innovative Drugs, Medical Devices, and Technology

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee: Preparing for and Responding to Future Public Health Security Threats

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee: Legislative Proposals to Increase Medicaid Access and Improve Program Integrity

House Veterans' Affairs, Health Subcommittee: The Continuity of Care

House Veterans' Affairs Hearing on Rural Access

Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act

MERIT Act of 2023

Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit Extension and Enhancement Act

Senate Aging Hearing: Access to Therapies for People with Rare, Progressive, and Serious Diseases

Senate Aging Hearing: Assisted Living Facilities

Senate Aging Hearing: Supporting Communities of Care

Senate Aging Hearing: The Long-Term Care Workforce

Senate Finance Committee: Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency

Senate HELP Committee: Laboratory Developed Tests RFI Response

Senate Finance Hearing: Improving Health Care Access in Rural Communities

Senate HELP Workforce Shortage Hearing

Senate HELP Committee: Workforce Shortage RFI Response

Senate HELP RFI: Reauthorization of OAA

Senate Special Committee on Aging: Planning for Older Americans and People with Disabilities in All Phases of Emergencies

Senate VA Hearing: Examining Veterans’ Access to Long-Term Care

Senate VA Hearing: Strengthening Methods of Recruitment and Retention for VA’s Workforce

Senate VA and Special Senate Committee on Aging Joint Hearing: Heroes at Home: Improving Services for Veterans and their Caregivers

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Your Guide to Advocacy

Here’s everything you need to make the most of your year-round advocacy efforts to improve the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. This guide will be updated throughout the year as our policy priorities are introduced and advanced.