Become an Advocate
The Alzheimer's Association invites you to get involved as an Alzheimer's advocate. Join us and speak up for Alzheimer's research and the needs of people with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
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:
South Carolina's State Plan to Address Alzheimer's
The Purple Ribbon Alzheimer's Task Force released its state plans to address Alzheimer's in March 2009 in a report entitled Conquering the Specter of Alzheimer's Disease in South Carolina. This important strategic document assesses the resources for those living with Alzheimer's in South Carolina and issues public policy recommendations to better meet observed needs.
The Alzheimer's Association is actively involved in bringing people together at the national level to tackle the challenges of Alzheimer's disease. Click here to learn more about our federal advocacy efforts.
For more information about advocacy & public policy, please contact Beth Sulkowski, Senior Director of Communications & Advocacy, at 1-800-908-9690 or email@example.com.