Alzheimer’s Association applauds the introduction of the Alzheimer’s Accountability Act
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April 2, 2014
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Alzheimer’s Association applauds the introduction of Alzheimer’s Accountability Act
The Alzheimer’s Association applauds introduction of the Alzheimer’s Accountability Act, which represents a bipartisan effort to ensure that Congress is equipped with the best possible information to set funding priorities and reach the goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s by 2025. The Association commends Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) and Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) and Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) for their leadership in introducing this important legislation.

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