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Washington Racing to Overcome Alzheimer’s by 2025

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Join “The Hill” in Washington, D.C. See health officials, policymakers, advocates, and medical experts offer a briefing on America’s Alzheimer’s goals and targets.


The National Alzheimer’s Project Act, passed unanimously by Congress in December 2010, set the stage for the creation of a national strategic plan to address the public health crisis posed by Alzheimer’s disease. Released in 2012, the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease set an ambitious goal to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.

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With less than a decade to go to meet the target, how far have we come and where should future efforts be focused? As a new administration and Congress prepare to take office, what kind of leadership do we need to meet the goals set for the nation?

Featured Speakers Include:

  • Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), Member, Senate Special Committee on Aging
  • Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee
  • Paul Aisen, MD, Director, Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
  • Maria Carrillo, Chief Science Officer, Alzheimer’s Association
  • Linda Elam, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS
  • Teresa Osborne, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Moderated by:

  • Sarah Ferris, Healthcare Reporter, The Hill
  • Reid Wilson, National Correspondent, The Hill
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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chafe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. Google gets a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia every 7 minutes. That can overwhelm anyone looking for help. This site filters out, focuses on and offers only the best information. it has helped hundreds of thousands of people since it debuted in 2007. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chafe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. Google gets a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia every 7 minutes. That can overwhelm anyone looking for help. This site filters out, focuses on and offers only the best information. It has helped hundreds of thousands of people since it debuted in 2007. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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