Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act (2007)
Federal bill would double funding for Alzheimer?s research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH); expand services for family caregivers within Alzheimer's care state matching grant programs, including the provision of caregiver assessment; and establish a national, 24 hours-a-day Alzheimer's disease call center to provide expert advice, care consultation, information, and referrals.
Bill Number H.R. 1560/ S. 898
Sponsor Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA)/ Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Date of Introduction 3/15/2007
Latest Activity Passed out of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
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Topic: Direct Services and Support for Caregivers