Alzheimer's Advocacy in

The Alzheimer's Association, Nebraska Chapter is advocating on behalf of those living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia in our area.

Take Action! Become an Advocate

Conquering Alzheimer’s is as much a matter of public policy as scientific discovery, and we need your help to change the future of this devastating disease. As an advocate, you will be invited to engage public officials and policymakers in a variety of ways, urging their support for critical Alzheimer's legislation and policy changes.

Become a part of our advocate community today.

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Policies

Federal Policy

Alzheimer's is a devastating disease that cannot be ignored by federal policymakers. Our goal is to see that the federal government takes bold action now to confront this growing crisis. Urge your elected officials to enact public policies that provide better health and long-term coverage to ensure high-quality, cost-effective care for the millions of people who face this disease every day. Learn more

Nebraska Policy

Take Action

Visit the Nebraska Alzheimer's Advocacy Action Center and take action today!
Take Action

Contact Your Senator

Let your Unicameral senator know that Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are important to you as a constituent. Click here to find your senator!

2021 Legislative Priorities

The Alzheimer's Association Nebraska Chapter's policy priorities for the 2020 Unicameral Session include:

  • LB 374 - establishing the Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia Advisory Council to create and submit a new Nebraska State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, require annual reports, and require an updated plan every four years - Take action now!
  • implement the Caregiver Module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
  • enhance protections and resources for Nebraska's dementia caregivers

Keep up-to-date on Nebraska Alzheimer's policy developments - click here to sign up for advocacy alerts, or text ALZPOLICYNE to 52886 to sign up today.

2021 Nebraska Virtual Alzheimer's Advocacy Days

March 29, 2021 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
March 31, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Nebraska Alzheimer's Advocacy Days 2021

Join advocates from across Nebraska as we make Alzheimer’s a legislative priority in 2021. During these difficult times we need to ensure we are addressing Alzheimer’s issues for people living with the disease and their caregivers. Register today to join us for two virtual sessions with experts in local public policy efforts and take away tools to empower your advocacy efforts on behalf of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Monday, March 29th 1:00pm- 2:30pm:
Virtual Panel Discussion with Policy Makers

Hear from policy makers as they discuss legislation and issues that impact those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. We will also talk about making an impact on the legislative process.

Wednesday, March 31st 1:00pm-2:30pm:
How to Connect with Legislators and the Media - Telling Your Alzheimer’s Story

Learn about the Alzheimer’s Association’s legislative priorities for 2021 and how to tell your Alzheimer's story with maximum impact.

Register today for 2021 Nebraska Virtual Alzheimer's Advocacy Days.

Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum

2021 Virtual Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum Series

The Alzheimer's Impact Movement Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event. Join advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C. for an inspiring three-day event filled with networking, training and education, as we advance policies to improve the lives of all individuals affected by dementia.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 AIM Advocacy Forum will be held as a series of virtual trainings. Advocates may register for the 2021 Virtual Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum series here.

Nebraska Congressional Delegation Local Office Information

Nebraska's members of Congress have local offices in their districts. Constituents may contact these offices to ask about federal issues, seek assistance with government services, and schedule meetings to speak with staff members. Click here to see a listing of all of the local offices for Nebraska's Congressional delegation.

Senators Fischer and Sasse maintain a schedule of "Mobile Office Hours" where constituents may meet with staff members in their communities. Visit the links below to find upcoming mobile office hours for Nebraska's Senators.

Senator Fischer Mobile Office Hours
Senator Sasse Mobile Office Hours

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Chapter Contact(s)

Chapter Headquarters
Alzheimer's Association Nebraska Chapter
11711 Arbor Street, Suite 110
Omaha, NE 68144
402.502.4300