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This month, the California Senate Office of Research released a special report on Alzheimer’s disease, entitled Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease. The report outlines the stages of Alzheimer’s disease, key state and federal statistics, the state of available drug treatments, as well as … Continue reading
This month, the Center for Disease Control released findings from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Cognitive Impairment Module, which confirms the growing prevalence of cognitive decline in America. This is the first data ever released through the … Continue reading
Last week, AB 394 (Yamada and Grove) – which will extend the voluntary tax check-off fund for Alzheimer’s research – passed the Assembly Floor with a unanimous 78 – 0 vote. To date, a bipartisan group of 21 members have … Continue reading
On Monday, April 1st, AB 394 (Yamada and Grove), which would extend the voluntary tax checkoff that funds Alzheimer’s disease research, was heard in the Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee. The bill has already garnered bi-partisan support – 20 co-sponsors … Continue reading
This week, the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures were released. This annual report highlights important information on the current prevalence, future risk, mortality, the use and costs of health and long-term care, and caregiving. Key findings from … Continue reading
Are you passionate about finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, and ensuring that families living with the disease have adequate programs and services to support them in this fight? Are you interested in learning more about California’s legislative process, and … Continue reading
Last week, the Legislature completed its work for the year, sending hundreds of bills to Governor Brown for his signature. Among the bills sent to him are eight of particular importance to California families living with Alzheimer’s disease. Below you … Continue reading