Coffee and Conversation with Congress The Congressman will share his insights into what is happening at the Federal level to help those living with Alzheimer’s. Then, he’ll listen to the stories you share of your journey with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Due to limited space, RSVP is required at 404.728.6068.
MUST Listen: President and CEO, Leslie Anderson, gives a personal voice to myths, prevention and more on the Atlanta Buiness Radio show, Eugeria! Eugeria! is a weekly radio show celebrating those who have given their careers to serving seniors and disabled individuals to make their lives comfortable, meaningful and fulfilled.
The Georgia Chapter launches an advertising campaign in honor of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
We conclude our final Memory Walk season and announce the rollout of a new brand next year, "A Walk to End Alzheimer's." Statewide, we raised more than $1.5 million in 19 walks. We had more than 8,000 participants and 1,000 teams.
Generic Medication: Is it the same as name brand? Click here to see the news segment that profiles consumer protection legislation.
Advocacy success! The Governor has SIGNED into law House Bill 1040 and Senate Bill 367 - two year-long public policy platforms. Thank you for the hard work done by our Public Policy team, volunteers and advocates!
Ever wonder about the difference between generic and name-brand prescriptions? It may make a significant impact to your loved one. http://bit.ly/aXRLW0
Dancing Stars of Atlanta and Dancing Stars of Columbus together raise more than $300,000! Spring events around the state were a big success. Check out the Alzheimer's Association, GA Chapter Youtube channel to see some of the fun videos from the events!
Georgia Advocacy Update: Advocates from all across Georgia are visiting their Congressmen and Senators while Congress is in recess this week, asking that they also co-sponsor S. 3036/H.R. 4689. Read more here: http://bit.ly/awRwqG
"In America's next decade, change and challenges" list includes 'Alzheimer's as public health enemy No. 1.' http://bit.ly/bRkyjU (from USA Today)
Georgia ADVOCACY SUCCESS! On 3/10, Senator Saxby Chambliss signed on as a co-sponsor to Senate Bill 3036—the National Alzheimer’s Project Act. It is one of the top priority items our advocacy team presented to our elected officials in Washington this past week at the Alzheimer's Association Action Summit!
Highlighting leaders in innovation, research and science in honor of Black History Month. Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D., among first known black psychiatrists. A pioneer among Alzheimer's Champions. http://bit.ly/artlU7
Breaking News: Social Security approved Early-Onset Alzheimer’s as Compassionate allowances! http://bit.ly/df2YcE
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