Increase funding for Alzheimer’s disease research

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Today, more than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease – a number expected to nearly triple by 2050, including 690,000 in California. As someone who has experienced the impact of Alzheimer’s disease firsthand when I lost my mother to the disease last year, I understand the damage it can do to a family. I have been involved with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s for a few years and became involved with the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement in 2019 to advocate for increased programs and funding to combat Alzheimer’s disease. Thankfully, Sen. Ken Calvert can play an important role in addressing this critical issue. By increasing funding for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health by $354 million and by supporting $20
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