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The Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis 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.

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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.

Missouri Advocacy

Missouri 2011
2011 Missouri Platform

2011 Memory Day Training 

Missouri Legislation Supported by the Chapters

Support Missouri as a Leader in Alzheimer’s Research 
SB268 
HB682   

Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPLA)
SB213 
HB180 

Funding for Alzheimer’s Service Grants 
HB10 (appropriations for Department of Health and Senior Services)

Missouri Alzheimer’s State Plan (49 pages) 
Missouri Facts and Figures 2011


Missouri Online Resources
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services 
Missouri General Assembly 
 

Illinois Advocacy

Illinois 2011
2011 Illinois Network Platform  

Illinois Advocacy Handbook 

Illinois State Plan 

Illinois Facts and Figures 2011

Illinois Online Resources
Illinois Department of Aging 
Illinois General Assembly  

Federal Advocacy

National Alzheimer's Project Act

Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act

HOPE for Alzheimer's Act