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The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter invites you to become an Alzheimer’s Advocate and join us in speaking up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. We are the largest group in Illinois advocating on behalf of those living with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Congressman Mike Quigley Stands Up, Speaks Out for Increased Alzheimer's Research Funding

Congressman Mike Quigley, of Illinois' 5th District, took time to address the House of Representatives to urge them to support an increase in Alzheimer's research funding. Congressman Quigley has been a leading advocate for Alzheimer's Association legislative priorities and continues to take legislative action to help better the lives of #alzillinois families and advocates. Congressman Quigley was one of 13 officials to take time and speak up for funding - thank you Congressman Quigley.

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.

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Advocates in DC Advocates with Tammy Mark Kirk
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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.