Senate passes BOLD Act, providing funding to Alzheimer’s care

West Virginia

The United States Senate passed legislation called Building the Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act.

It is expected to create public health infrastructure for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. The BOLD Act will dedicate funds to Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving intervention.

According to government officials, more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s.

Senior living assistance facility, Home Instead, requires its caregivers to receive Alzheimer’s and dementia training.

According to a release by Senator Shelley Moore Capito, the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s is expected to triple by 2050.

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