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September 7, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee renews commitment to Alzheimer's research funding
The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an additional $414 million increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research for the fiscal year 2018 budget. The Alzheimer’s Association, the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) and our network of advocates applaud the Senate Appropriations Committee for approving this important funding increase.

September 6, 2017
Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee advances increase to Alzheimer's research funding
Today, the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Subcommittee proposed a $414 million increase for Alzheimer’s research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for fiscal year 2018. This announcement comes following similar action by the House Appropriations Committee in July. The Senate Appropriations Committee is expected to act on the funding bill next week.

August 16, 2017
Department of Defense to cover care planning for people living with Alzheimer's and other dementias through TRICARE
The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) applaud the Department of Defense’s announcement that TRICARE, a health care plan for uniformed service members and their families, will now cover care planning for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

August 15, 2017
Alzheimer's Association mourns death of legendary football coach and Alzheimer's advocate Frank Broyles
The Alzheimer’s Association extends sincere condolences to the family of Coach Frank Broyles following his death due to complications of Alzheimer’s. Coach Broyles was a legendary leader on the field, and the Association saw that leadership translate off the field as he became a dedicated Alzheimer’s advocate later in life. He bravely shared his personal experience as a caregiver for his wife, Barbara, who battled Alzheimer’s disease.