Senator Markey (D-MA) To Co-Chair Alzheimer’s Task ForceThe Alzheimer's Site
Senator Markey (D-MA) was recently announced as the new Senate co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimerâ€™s Disease. Markey has a long history of support for Alzheimer’s patients, having previously co-authored the National Alzheimerâ€™s Project Act, which mandated the development of a first-ever comprehensive national plan to address Alzheimerâ€™s Disease.
One of the plan’s boldest goals is a national plan for preventing or treating Alzheimerâ€™s disease by 2025.
“Our national plan is fueling the urgency and research needed to combat the disease that is affecting millions of Americans and costing our country billions,” said Senator Markey.
To learn more about Senator Markey and his role asÂ Co-Chair to the Alzheimer’s Task Force, check out the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund’s article.