Last week the Alabama Senate unanimously passed Senate Joint Resolution 38, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh and co-sponsored by the other 34 Senators. SJR38
proclaims April 30, 2019 as Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and commends Alzheimer’s Association: Alabama Chapter for its work in fighting this terrible disease and in advocating for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia and their caregivers. On Thursday, April 18th, the Senate also passed the identical HJR118
, sponsored by Representative Laura Hall and co-sponsored by all 103 other members of the Alabama House of Representatives. HJR118 was sent to Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday for her approval. Thank you to all members of the Alabama Legislature. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s Disease!
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.