• National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

    Wednesday April 11, 2012

    On January 4, 2011, President Barack Obama signed into law the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA), requiring the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the National Alzheimer's Project. The law also establishes the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services and requires the Secretary of HHS, in collaboration with the Advisory Council, to create and maintain a national plan to overcome Alzheimer's disease (AD).

    Building on the preliminary work on this plan, on February 7, 2012, the Obama Administration announced a historic $156 million investment to tackle Alzheimer's disease.

    The draft of the National Plan is being submitted to the Advisory Council for consideration and input. It was also be open for public comment through March 30, 2012.

    To read the draft in its entirety click on the following link:

    Draft National Alzheimer's Plan 2012

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