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Join the cause

The Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter invites you to become an Alzheimer's advocate. Join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

What is an advocate?

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.


Memory Day 2017Memory Day 2014

Join us next year as we speak with one voice in Missouri to enhance access to care, support and services for people with dementia and their families. Join hundreds of Alzheimer's Advocates as we travel to Jefferson City to educate elected officials about Alzheimer's disease and the need for respite assistance.  

Fund Respite Grants Issue Brief 

Illinois Action Summit 2016

Join us for the 2016 Illinois Action Summit in Springfield, where as an Alzheimer’s awareness advocate you will have the opportunity to speak with legislators and draw critical attention to the advancement of Alzheimer’s public policies. Be a catalyst for change in Illinois and ensure that the needs of Alzheimer's individuals, family member, and caregivers are addressed.

Thursday, April 14 | Register today.

Missouri Alzheimer's State Plan Task Force

The Missouri Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force was commissioned to address the Alzheimer’s crisis in our state. The task force convened community forums to hear the concerns of Missouri citizens across the state, including individuals living with the disease, family caregivers, and key stakeholders. In November 2010, the Task Force published a State Plan for combating Alzheimer’s in Missouri that addressed the above concerns raised at the forums.


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