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Paradigm Shift in Alzheimer’s Research Empowers Caregivers and Patients with a Tech-Driven Role  

First-of-its-kind national effort announced at today’s White House Conference on Aging 

Communities pledge to support people with dementia and foster quality of life for them and their caregivers

Washington, DC – USAgainstAlzheimer’s applauded the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the full House of Representatives today, moving the package a step closer to becoming law. 

USAgainstAlzheimer’s is a strong supporter of the legislation and has worked with the Energy & Commerce Committee and individual members on a number of provisions included in the package.

USAgainstAlzheimer’s Applauds Senate Committee Action

Washington, DC – The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill, which contains a $300 million increase for Alzheimer’s disease research, $1.1 billion above the fiscal year 2015 enacted level for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and a more than 25% increase for the National Institute on Aging (which funds the majority of the Alzheimer's disease research at NIH).


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