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Join our network of advocates, and we'll send you timely alerts to take simple actions that will help influence national policy and create widespread awareness of this devastating disease.

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Speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer's disease and their families. 

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The Alzheimer's Association is helping develop Nebraska's first-ever State Alzheimer's Disease Plan to address the needs of the 33,000 Nebraskans living with Alzheimer's and their loved ones.

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Upcoming Events

Alzheimer's State Plan Town Halls
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The Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with AARP Nebraska and the Aging Nebraskans Task Force, held Town Hall meetings throughout Nebraska to discuss the first-ever Alzheimer's Disease State Plan in Nebraska.

If you were unable to attend a town hall meeting, you can still make your voice heard! Take this short questionnaire to share your feedback on what should be in the State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease.


Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum
April 4-6, 2016
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Take the fight against Alzheimer's to Capitol Hill. Mark your calendar for the 2016 Advocacy Forum.  More details




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:

  • Receive regular updates about current legislative and public policy issues.
  • Stay on top of policy and legislative issues through alerts and updates.
  • Make calls or write to legislators to forward public policy priorities to improve quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s.

Advocacy Resources

Alzheimer's Advocates Center
Learn how the Alzheimer's Association is unrelentingly advocating for public policy issues and critical research funding on a national level. Go to Advocates Center >>

Advocacy 101
Find tools to help you learn about our advocacy campaigns and help you in your advocacy efforts. Go to Advocacy 101 >> 

Nebraska Advocacy

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State Alzheimer's Plan

The state of Nebraska needs to support the growing number of people with Alzheimer's disease. A comprehensive state government Alzheimer's disease plan would identify critical issues, explore solutions, and construct a roadmap to guide a state's development into a dementia-capable state. Learn more about Alzheimer's State Plans>>

You can help

With your help, LB320 was approved by the Governor on May 27, 2015 (details here). We are calling on all Nebraskans impacted by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias to share their input on what should be included in the Plan. Take this short questionnaire to share your feedback on what should be in the State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease.


Federal Advocacy

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