H.Con.Res.120 - Supporting the goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer's disease by the year 2025, as articulated in the draft National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease from the Department of Health and Human Services.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 04/24/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/26/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.120 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/24/2012)
Expresses support for: (1) the groundbreaking national goal of preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease by the year 2025 and the other goals of the draft National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, and (2) increased assistance for people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers and families.
Finds that basic science, medical research, and therapy development are necessary for reaching that goal and identifying a definitive cure.
Calls for further public awareness and understanding of Alzheimer's.
Encourages early diagnosis and access to high-quality care for people with Alzheimer's.