The Alzheimer’s Association - North Central Texas 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.
Public Policy Forum
Walk to End Alzheimer'sä
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.
The chapter recently produced a video and included ways our constituents can be active participants. View the short video clip to learn more (the clip will open in a new window).
As an advocate, you will:
The Alzheimer's Association North Central Texas Chapter is currently working closely together with other Texas chapters to collaborate on state issues relevant to our constituent concerns. As the 2011 legislative session has concluded, it is crucial that Texas' momentum in Alzheimer research be sustained and advanced. Learn more about the Texas Alzheimer's Research Consortium, the Texas State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and how we can move the cause forward.
Click here to view the latest statistics regarding the impact of Alzheimer's Disease in the state of Texas.
The 2011 Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum proved to be the largest in the event's 23-year history. More than 600 advocates from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to learn, engage and inspire others in the fight against Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's Association advocates donned purple sashes for visits to Capitol Hill on the final day of the Forum. They met with elected officials and their staffs to ask for support of legislation to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority.