The Alzheimer’s Association--Connecticut Chapter invites you to become an Alzheimer advocate. Join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
The 2013 legislative session convened January 9, and will be challenging with a projected $1 billion deficit for the next fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013.
What is an advocate?
Alzheimer advocates play an important role in improving the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families by working to improve dementia care and services; improve access to community-based care; improve quality care in residential settings; and expand funding for research and public programs serving people with dementia.
As an advocate, you will:
Thanks to all the advocates who participated in the legislative process this session by testifying at public hearings, making telephone calls or sending letters and e-mails to legislators. Your grassroots advocacy made the difference.
We are growing our Alzheimer's Association Leadership Advocacy Network. To work on legislative initiatives for the 2012 session, please contact Laurie Julian at the Alzheimer’s Association to help. (860) 828-2828 x27 or email@example.com.