AIM and the Alzheimer’s Association are asking Congress to increase Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding by $354 million for the government’s 2021 budget.
Congress passed the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, critical legislation to combat the Alzheimer’s public health crisis. Now they must fund the law.
The Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act would increase education and outreach to providers about Alzheimer’s and dementia care planning services through Medicare and give clinicians the knowledge and the tools to better help their patients and families living with dementia.
The Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act would allow individuals living with dementia under the age of 60 to access supports and services from programs under the Older Americans Act (OAA), and improve their quality of life.
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) (S. 2080/H.R. 647) passed the House, thank your representatives and ask the Senate to pass this important bill.
The ALZ Advocacy application provides advocates in the fight against Alzheimer's the tools and information they need to urge elected officials to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority.
The application provides: