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Alzheimer’s advocates, caregivers expected in Hartford for support of new bill


Hartford turned purple on Wednesday in the effort for lawmakers to support a new bill requiring additional dementia training for doctors and nurses.

Alzheimer‘s advocates and caregivers wore purple while they asked lawmakers to support a new bill. The bill would require additional dementia training for doctors and nurses.

Related: Bill aims to help homeless students access education

There are about 78,000 people in Connecticut with alzheimer’s disease. 

The event took place at the Connecticut State Capitol Old Judiciary Room on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

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