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Congressman Roskam's Remarks on Alzheimer's Disease

Congressman Peter Roskam, of Illinois' 6th District, took to the House floor to help raise awareness about the effects Alzheimer's has on American families.

Members of the Illinois Delegation Make Alzheimer’s Disease a Focus During Congressional Recess  


As the summer months came to a close, the Greater Illinois Chapter and Alzheimer’s advocates worked together with two important members of the House of Representatives, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-6) and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-8), to organize community events.


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Advocates in DC Advocates with Tammy Mark Kirk
 Mike Quigley

Advocates and Alzheimer’s Association staff meet with Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) about the importance of Alzheimer's legislation.


Advocates and Alzheimer’s Association staff meet with Representative Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) about critical Alzheimer's legislation in Congress.


Advocates, including Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter President and CEO Erna Colborn, meet with U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. 


Representative Mike Quigley
(IL -05) shows his support for the Alzheimer’s cause by wearing a Walk to End Alzheimer’s T-shirt as he works out in the Congressional gym in D.C.