If members of Congress do not act soon, dramatic reductions in federal funding (known as the sequester) for medical research for Alzheimer’s disease will go into effect March 1, 2013.
If Congress does not act before March 1, institutions like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will have budgets reduced by as much as $2 billion in 2013. Sequestration is an inelegant tool for deficit reduction that would cut millions of dollars in Alzheimer's research and could stifle the work that scientists believe will help us stop Alzheimer's by 2025. We can't let this happen!
Don’t forget—Please personalize your letter! Personal stories are more impactful. Please share your experiences with Alzheimer’s or other dementia with Congress.
ALFA's Public Policy Positions, Engage, Policy in the States
A top ALFA priority is to monitor legislative and regulatory activity throughout the states. By keeping a close watch on state activity, ALFA is able ...
Hearings, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education
The Senate Special Committee on Aging ventured outside of Washington, DC to hold a field hearing “”Alzheimer’s Disease: A Big Sky Approach to a Nation...
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Federal Agency Activity, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Health and Wellness, Health Care
The White House along with many advocates of older Americans are gearing up for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.
Elected Official Visits, Legislation, Medicare
BMA Management’s Chicago-based Heritage Woods community welcomed U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) this week to meet residents and discuss Medicare fra...