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:
Alzheimer's Lead Advocates build effective personal and working relationships with targeted state elected officials and serve as the primary contact between the Alzheimer’s Association and the officials in your local legislative district.
Become an Illinois Alzheimer's Lead Advocate
The Alzheimer's Ambassador Program is designed to enhance the Alzheimer's Association's federal government relations efforts. Alzheimer Ambassadors are grassroots volunteers selected to serve as the main point of in-district contact for a targeted member of Congress.
Become an Alzheimer's Ambassador
If you would like to pursue the Ambassador program after reading the full volunteer description, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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