All About Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's and Advocacy

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Vermont Alzheimer's Association Executive Director, Martha Richardson speaks with 2 volunteer advocates, Dan Bean and Kathi Montieth on their importatnt role.  

As Alzheimer's disease threatens to bankrupt families, businesses and our healthcare system, scientists are coming closer to finding better treatments that could drastically alter the course of the disease. Speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer's and their families, and help persuade Congress to address those needs through legislative action. As an advocate, you will: Generate action from our elected officials by making calls and writing letters. Stay on top of policy and legislative. Make a difference

· Learn about the National Alzheimer's Project Act

· Learn about the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act

· Learn about the HOPE for Alzheimer's Act issues through alerts and updates.
Help elevate Alzheimer's from a disease to a cause

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