Exciting news from Washington! The National Institutes of Health announced today that an additional $50 million is being earmarked for Alzheimer’s and dementia research. This is part of the recently passed National Alzheimer’s Project Act, which calls for development of an effective treatment for the disease by 2025.
The thought of having viable treatments in place in as few as 13 years is mind boggling, and it truly offers hope to so many of us who are worried about what our own futures hold.
For more on today’s announcement, check out this article from CBS News.
If you’d like to do your part to let the President know that Alzheimer’s Disease can’t wait, click this link to sign the Petition For a Strong National Alzheimer’s Plan.
Until next time…Carpe diem…