senate Bill S4384

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes an Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Apr 16, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 26, 2013 referred to aging

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Apr 16, 2013 - Aging committee Vote

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Aging Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

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S4384 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7352
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2187
2009-2010: S2016

S4384 - Summary

Establishes an Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program for medical and non-medical professionals to promote earlier identification of Alzheimers and to provide information and other assistance in finding community support for caregivers.

S4384 - Sponsor Memo

S4384 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  4384

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  an
  Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  224  to
read as follows:
  S  224.  ALZHEIMER'S  DISEASE  OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM. 1.  THE
OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  HEALTH,  IS  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH AN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OUTREACH AND
EDUCATION  PROGRAM  ("THE  PROGRAM") FOR MEDICAL AND NON-MEDICAL PROFES-
SIONALS, INCLUDING PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND SOCIAL SERVICES PERSONNEL WHO
WORK WITH OLDER NEW YORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, AND FOR CONSUMERS, CARE-
GIVERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WORKING WITH OR ON BEHALF
OF PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA. THE PURPOSE OF
THE PROGRAM SHALL BE TO:
  (A) PROMOTE EARLIER IDENTIFICATION OF DEMENTIA IN HEALTH CARE  FACILI-
TIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, CLINICS, AND
ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES;
  (B)  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  AND  ASSISTANCE  ON WHERE TO FIND COMMUNITY
SUPPORT SERVICES,  INCLUDING  CAREGIVER  SUPPORT  GROUPS  AND  SERVICES,
RESPITE,  CARE  MANAGEMENT  AND  TO SERVE AS A CLEARINGHOUSE FOR RELATED
INFORMATION; AND
  (C) PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF AND ACCESS TO RESOURCES  AND  INFORMA-
TION  CONCERNING  ALZHEIMER'S  DISEASE  AND  ANY  OTHER DEMENTIA RELATED
MATTERS THAT THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR  THE  AGING
DEEM APPROPRIATE.
  2.  THE  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO ANY OF THE
FOLLOWING ELEMENTS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09768-01-3

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