Support the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

(Alzheimer’s Association) The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to support the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, new bipartisan legislation to address Alzheimer’s as a public health crisis. Learn more about the bill, then tell your senators and representatives to support the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act!

This week Congress began taking steps to address Alzheimer’s as a public health issue. Senators Collins, Cortez Masto, Capito and Kaine, as well as Representatives Guthrie, Tonko, Smith and Waters introduced the bipartisan BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act to improve our nation’s Alzheimer’s public health infrastructure.

Tell your Senators and Representative to support this legislation by taking action below.
The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (S. 2076/H.R.4256) would improve the nationwide response to this public health crisis by advancing effective public health interventions across the country and in your state.

The legislation would also provide resources to state and local public health officials to increase early detection and diagnosis, reduce risk, prevent avoidable hospitalizations, reduce health disparities, support the needs of caregivers and support care planning for people living with the disease.

Additionally, collecting data on cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s caregivers can help identify the impact of dementia in your state, leading to more effective action. This legislation would increase the collection, analysis and timely reporting of data on cognitive decline and caregiving issues.

Click here to show your support:  Alzheimer’s Act (S. 2076/H.R.4256)


The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

Working with bipartisan Congressional champions the Alzheimer’s Association, through the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM), was instrumental in the development and introduction of the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (S. 2076/H.R. 4256). The bill will create an Alzheimer’s public health infrastructure across the country to implement effective Alzheimer’s interventions,such as increasing early detection and diagnosis, reducing risk and preventing avoidable hospitalizations.

The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act will also increase implementation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Road Map nationwide by establishing Alzheimer’s centers of excellence, providing cooperative agreements to public health departments, and increasing data collection, analysis and timely reporting. Learn more about the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act.


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