The 2015 Advocacy Forum was a great success!

Nearly 1,000 dedicated advocates took the fight against Alzheimer’s to Capitol Hill at the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum — the largest-ever Forum attendance!

See highlights and photos below, and mark your calendar to join us in our nation’s capital for the 2016 Advocacy Forum.

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Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum
April 4-6, 2016
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Highlights from the 2015 Advocacy Forum

 

Advocates see Hill Day as an opportunity for meaningful action
Nearly 1,000 Alzheimer’s advocates clad in purple sashes headed to Capitol Hill on March 25 for Hill Day — the culmination of the 27th Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C.
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Advocacy successes celebrated at National Alzheimer’s Dinner
At the National Alzheimer’s Dinner on March 24, part of the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, leaders working to end Alzheimer's were honored for their efforts and attendees celebrated advances made in the fight against the disease. A highlight of the festivities was emcee Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s lead political anchor and host of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
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Keynote speaker details importance of leadership in Alzheimer’s fight
Nearly 1,000 Alzheimer’s advocates — a record number — gathered at the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum the morning of March 24 for the event’s keynote address and general session.
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Photos from the 2015 Advocacy Forum

Verna Jones-Rodwell, chair of the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, welcomes a record number of attendees to the Forum. Alzheimer’s Association advocates gather before their visits to Capitol Hill. Two Florida advocates discuss the importance of Alzheimer's research funding with Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. An advocate shares the shocking statistics about Alzheimer’s disease with his elected official. B. Smith and her husband, Dan Gasby, speak on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association at today’s Senate Aging Committee hearing. CNN’s lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer serves as emcee of the National Alzheimer’s Dinner. Young advocates from Michigan attend the Advocacy Forum to make their voices heard in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice, receives the Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award. More than 1,000 advocates gather for the National Alzheimer’s Dinner. Cathy Perkowitz is presented the Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award by Rep. Peter Roskam. A member of the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement participates in the question-and-answer session. Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General, shares his personal and professional connection to Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging, talks about research developments in the field of Alzheimer’s. Dr. Maria Carrillo and Robert Egge of the Alzheimer’s Association present on the intersection of research and advocacy. A member of the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement participates in the question-and-answer session. An advocate from Alaska attends her second Advocacy Forum.

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Washington Marriott Wardman Park

   
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