The Alzheimer’s Association--Mid South 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.
On Tuesday, June 17, Angelia Jones, Eastern Tennessee Chapter Executive Director, will travel to Nashville to meet with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability to update the Alzheimer's State Plan. For more information about the state plan, contact Angelia at email@example.com.
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:
Each year the Eastern Tennessee Chapter promotes advocacy through several avenues:
Walk to End Alzheimer's--Each of our walks hosts a public policy table and encourages walkers to sign up to become advocates.
2014 Day on the Hill in Nashville
Pictured from left to right: Angelia Jones, an Alzheimer's Association advocate, Representative Bob Ramsey and Sunny Biden.
April 2014: Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C.