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Become an Ambassador!
What is an Ambassador? An Ambassador is connected with his/her Congressperson throughout the year. The Ambassador emails, calls and visits the district congressional office several times per year and keeps the Congressperson and their staff up to date on Alzheimer's-related topics, both in theri state and nationally. This is an important and FUN job. It takes about 2 hours a month to be an Ambassador.
Massachusetts and New Hampshire legislation for 2014
Help us continue to MOVE the Acute Care Act and Massachusetts Alzheimer's Project Act
Acute Care Act
The Senate passed the Acute Care Act (S.1882, formerly S.295) on June 26, 2014. The bill is now under consideration in the House, in the House Steering, Policy, and Scheduling Committee as well as the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing. Watch for future legislative alerts from us on this bill.
The Acute Care Act asks the state legislature to call for an Alzheimer’s and related Dementias in Acute Care Advisory Committee to convene and produce written strategy to ensure acute care settings provide dementia-capable care as of 2015.
Get a copy of the bill (current as of June 30, 2014)
After years of dedicated service to our legislative advocacy, Jennifer Carter has left the staff for new challenges. We thank her for all the success she accomplished on behalf of the Alzheimer's community. Until the appointment of a new Manager of Public Policy, please contact Betsy Fitzgerald-Campbell, VP Communications, at 617.868.6718, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In New Hampshire, please continue to contact Heather Carroll at 603.609.6590 or e-mail email@example.com
The Alzheimer’s Association 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.
What is an advocate?