The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward
Dates:
Wed, Jun 21, 2017   607 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 11:15 a.m.
Wed, Jun 21, 2017   2424 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 12:30 p.m.

 

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Committee on Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment
 
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Congressional Briefings
 
on
 
Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward
 
This new report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, assesses the current state of knowledge on interventions to prevent cognitive decline and dementia, and informs future research in this area. In addition, the report provides recommendations of appropriate content for inclusion in public health messages from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
 
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 22, 2017 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.