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California Priority Legislation

Click here to learn more about the current status of bills we are tracking. Legislative Update  

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SAVE THE DATE: Advocacy Day April 29, 2015

Mark your calendars for State Advocacy Day, which will be held in Sacramento, California on April 29, 2015 Additional information on the event will be posted on www.caalz.org in the months ahead. We hope to see you there!

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Senate Office of Research releases special report on Alzheimer’s disease

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

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Data highlights cognitive decline in California

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

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AB 394 Unanimously Passes Assembly

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

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Alzheimer’s Tax Checkoff Extension Passes First Committee

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

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2013 Facts & Figures Released

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

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Registration is now open for Advocacy Day 2013

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

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Eight Priority Bills Await Governor Brown’s Signature

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

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