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