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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 364

Supporting the goals and ideals of “World Alzheimer’s Month”.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 27, 2013

Mr. Fattah submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of “World Alzheimer’s Month”.

Whereas Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurological disease that impairs an individual’s memory, cognitive abilities, and behavior;

Whereas Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia;

Whereas approximately 35,600,000 individuals cope with dementia worldwide, with more than 5,000,000 living with Alzheimer’s in the United States;

Whereas neurological research continues to lead to advances in the treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia; and

Whereas “World Alzheimer’s Month” is recognized in September and serves to increase awareness about the disease, its impact on the lives of those affected by it, and the efforts of those seeking to cure Alzheimer’s: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) supports the goals and ideals of “World Alzheimer’s Month”;

(2) acknowledges the impact Alzheimer’s has on the lives of individuals worldwide and in the United States; and

(3) acknowledges the progress and improvements neurological research has made in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.