Healthy People 2030 — with its 62 topic areas and 355 objectives — is the framework that sets the nation’s health prevention and promotion goals for the next decade. The Healthy People 2030 (HP2030) federal initiative encourages communities to "build a healthier future for all” by measuring progress toward optimal health, longevity and quality of life across all stages of life. 

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Action W-6 — Educate health care professionals about the importance of treating co-morbidities, addressing injury risks, and attending to behavioral health needs among people at all stages of dementia.

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HP2030 focuses public health attention on cognitive impairment through the Dementias topic area. The 2030 framework includes three objectives designed to increase diagnosis and diagnosis disclosure of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, reduce preventable hospitalizations among people living with severe cognitive impairment, and — newly added to the 2030 framework — increase talks between health care providers and people experiencing subjective cognitive decline (SCD).

As a blueprint for the public health community, HP2030 serves as a guiding set of measurable objectives that can inform budgetary and programmatic decisions throughout public health agencies. Alzheimer’s disease was first included as a topic area in Healthy People 2020 and its continued inclusion in HP2030 underscores the growing recognition that Alzheimer’s, cognitive health and caregiving of Alzheimer's require a public health response.

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Communities are taking public health action against Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Find out how the disease impacts your state and what you can do to make Alzheimer's the next public health success story.

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CA City of San Francisco Utilizing recommendations of the San Francisco city plan, Strategy for Excellence in Dementia Care, to reduce hospital readmission rates among individuals with dementia.