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Public Health and Dementia: The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act
The passage of the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act marked a significant moment in the history of dementia public health and policy nationwide. On Tuesday, April 26 from 1:30 - 2 p.m. ET, join the Alzheimer’s Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Alzheimer’s Disease Program to learn more about the importance of this legislation and the ways it is changing the landscape of public health.

This webinar will discuss how this legislation came to be in the context of public health action on dementia. We will highlight aspects of programs funded through National Healthy Brain Initiative Components A and B and BOLD award, including the BOLD Public Health Centers of Excellence and BOLD Public Health Programs awardees at health departments across the country. Current resources for public health professionals to take action in their own states, counties, and cities will be shared.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
-Explain the significance of the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act
-Describe the goals of the BOLD and Healthy Brain Initiative grants
-List at least 2 accomplishments of state health departments to advance work on dementia
-Note where health departments can find resources and tools to inform action on dementia

Apr 26, 2022 01:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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