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Take Action! Become an Advocate.
The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter is the largest group in the area advocating on behalf of those living with Alzheimer's disease. Conquering Alzheimer’s is as much a matter of public policy as scientific discovery, and we need your help to change the future of this devastating disease. 

For public testimonials, please click HERE.

REGISTER NOW FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
MARYLAND ADVOCACY WEEK
MARCH 1-5 

Maryland 2021 Advocacy Week will feature five supercharged days full of virtual opportunities to get engaged on our policy priorities. 

Each morning, you will have an opportunity to engage with a Maryland policymaker. Evening sessions will provide an opportunity to meet with an elected official from your region. If you have any questions, please email mdadvocacyday@alz.org.

Please register for EACH SESSION by clicking on the REGISTER link under each description.
MARCH 1
MARCH 2
MARCH 3
MARCH 4
MARCH 5

MONDAY, MARCH 1
9 a.m. - A Conversation with Dr. Quincy Samus, the chair of Maryland's Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council. Learn from Dr. Samus about the Council's work and have the opportunity to ask her questions. 
REGISTER 


6 p.m. - Carroll County Delegation meeting with Del. Haven Shoemaker
REGISTER 

6:30 p.m. - Wicomico County Delegation meeting with Del. Carl Anderton and Sen. Addie Eckardt
REGISTER 

7 p.m. - Baltimore County Delegation Meeting with Senator Chris West
REGISTER


TUESDAY, MARCH 2
9:30 a.m. - Alzheimer's Association and Montgomery County
Learn from Lylie Fisher, staff with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, about the County's far-ranging partnership with our National Capital Area chapter.
REGISTER 

6 p.m. - Howard County Delegation Meeting with Delegate Jessica Feldmark

REGISTER

6:30 p.m. - Frederick County Delegation meeting with Delegate Karen Lewis Young
REGISTER 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3
9:30 a.m. - COVID-19 and Long-Term Care, a conversation with our region's ombudsmen. Join Maryland's Gail Gannon, D.C.'s Mark Miller, and Virginia's Joani Latimer for a conversation about their experiences aiding Maryland's seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
REGISTER 

6 p.m. - Prince George's County Delegation Meeting with Del. Erek Barron
REGISTER


THURSDAY, MARCH 4
9:30 a.m. - Building a Better Long-Term Care Workforce. Join Ron Carlson, Executive Director of the Maryland Regional Direct Services Collaborative, to learn about the challenges and future of our workforce serving our seniors.
REGISTER

6 p.m. - Harford County Delegation Meeting with Del. Teresa Reilly​
REGISTER

6:30 p.m. - Baltimore City Delegation meeting with Dels. Regina Boyce, Maggie McIntosh
and Brooke Lierman 
REGISTER

7p.m. - Anne Arundel County Delegation meeting with Del. Sandy Bartlett
REGISTER


FRIDAY, MARCH 5
10 a.m. - Elected Official Town Hall
Talk with Delegate Sheree Sample Hughes and Senator Malcolm Augustine about their work as elected official representatives to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council
REGISTER 


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More information:
Public testimony and comments
Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Council

Chapter Contact:
Eric Colchamiro - ercolchamiro@alz.org

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