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2015 Alzheimer's Advocacy Day
Join with others who care about the quality of life of people coping with Alzheimer's disease.

THANK YOU to ALL who joined us April 22 at the Massachusetts statehouse to support the passage of bills that will improve the quality of life for individuals with Alzheimer's and their families.

  • The Massachusetts Alzheimer's State Plan
  • Education for Physicians
  • Improving Elder Protective Services

And thanks to our program speakers:

  • Greg O'Brien
    author of ON PLUTO, Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s, former journalist and state house reporter, has younger-onset Alzheimer’s.
  • Mike Belleville of Douglas, MA
    has younger-onset Alzheimer’s, played a key role in tel-com support during 9/11
  • Scott Weiss, caregiver
    recently lost his mother to Alzheimer’s
  • Tom Croswell, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tufts Health Plan
  • James Wessler, President/CEO, Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter
  • Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville), Chair, Joint Committee on Elder Affairs
  • Denise Garlick, (D-Needham), Chair, Joint Committee on Elder Affairs

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Advocacy Action Day 2015
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Want more info on how to help? Contact Austin Hodge at ahodge@alz.org.

For details of our legislative priorities, check out our main advocacy page.

Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston
Alzheimer's Association

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