Governor’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Releases Report

Today, the Governor’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention, Preparedness, and the Path Forward issued its final report detailing recommendations to Governor Gavin Newsom. Recall, the task force was formed in Fall 2019 and tasked with developing a statewide plan to address and manage Alzheimer’s disease and other aging-related conditions. The task force was chaired by former state first lady Maria Shriver.

The report details 10 recommendations for statewide action, including:

  • Appointing a Senior Advisor on Alzheimer’s
  • Establishing California Voluntary Savings Accounts for Long-Term Care
  • Launching a California “Blue Zone” City Challenge
  • Launching a Californians For All Care Corps Program

The full task force report is available here.