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Join the cause

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

Add your voice to ours — become an advocate today.

Act now

Write Congress and request more research funds.

Congress needs to know what’s important to you. Tell your elected officials to restore vital funding to Alzheimer research, care and prevention. Write now.

  
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.

As an advocate, you will:

  • Receive regular updates about current legislative and public policy issues.
  • Stay on top of policy and legislative issues through alerts and updates.
  • Make calls or write to legislators to forward public policy priorities to improve quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s.

Illinois advocacy

Information You can Use

  • 2017 Facts and Figures

 

Online Resources

Please call 888.272.3900 to sign up to become an advocate.

Federal advocacy

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.