NAPA NEWS UPDATE - ACTION NEEDED
December 1, 2010 - Congress took a critical step toward addressing Alzheimer's disease, the public health crisis of the 21st century. Thank you for calling your Senator at 1.800.958.5374
December 9, 2010 - The United States Senate passed the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA). The bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representatives.
December 14, 2010 - The United States House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) this week. Keep the pressure up! Call your elected official! Find out who your official is here.
December 15, 2010 - The Senate and House have passed the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA)! The bill now moves to the President's desk for his signature. NAPA will launch a campaign within the federal government to overcome Alzheimer's disease. Tell the President you support NAPA here!
January 4, 2011 - President Obama signs NAPA into law, making the largest legislative victory in many years for the Alzheimer cause!
Read more about the NAPA chronology here.
YOU have made your VOICE heard! THANK YOU!
In January, the baby boomer generation begins to turn 65, entering the years of greatly increased risk for Alzheimer's. One in eight baby boomers, or 10 million Americans, will develop Alzheimer's. Yet our nation lacks a national plan to overcome this epidemic.
The National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) provides a path to the solution: a coordinated strategic plan to confront this crisis. Learn more about NAPA here.
Please take action today. Call your representative today at 1.800.958.5374 and let them know how important this issue is to the Alzheimer community.
Find out who your official is here.
When calling, identify which state you are from and the system will automatically connect you to the correct office.
With your help, we can secure a vote on NAPA during the next 48 hours.
Here is an example of what you can say...
Tell them: Hello, this is [name] and I am a constituent from [town].
Tell the Alzheimer's Association® how your phone call went here.
Consider writing to your Senator also! Get started here.
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Yours is the VOICE of change.