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NAPA Input Sessions August 10, 16, 18, 2011
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The Alzheimer’s Association® is holding input sessions across the country and locally across the metropolitan Washington area to gather ideas about what should be included in a coordinated national plan to better address the Alzheimer epidemic. We need to hear from individuals living with dementia, caregivers and friends, researchers, providers and other stakeholders. 

We need to hear from you! Your ideas, concerns and hopes will be included in our report and recommendations to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius as she leads federal implementation of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA), which was passed unanimously by Congress in December and signed into law by the President in January.

You can make your voice heard in two ways:

1.  Join the National Capital Area Chapter at one or more of our three regional listening sessions:
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
8 – 9:30 a.m.
George Mason University
Mason Hall
Fairfax, VA
Welcome:  Dr. Alan Merten, President, George Mason University
Moderator:  JC Hayward, Noon Anchor and Vice President for Media Outreach, WUSA 9
Invited:  U.S. Representatives Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran and Frank Wolf and U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
8 – 9:30 a.m.
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, MD 
Moderator:  TBD
Invited:  U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer
Thursday, August 18, 2011
8 – 9:30 a.m.
George Washington University
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC
Moderator:  JC Hayward, Noon Anchor and Vice President for Media Outreach, WUSA 9
Invited:  U.S. Representatives Donna Edwards, Eleanor Holmes Norton and Chris Van Hollen

Register today for any of the above input sessions!  Click here to register online, or call 703.359.4440. The Chapter will follow up with you regarding additional details about the input session after your registration has been processed. 

2.  Share your feedback online here.  

Now is the time for us to help determine what will be in the National Alzheimer’s Plan. Make sure your voice is heard! Together, we can make a difference to end Alzheimer’s.

To learn more about NAPA, visit

To learn more about the National Capital Area Chapter, our programs and services and other ways you can help, visit

Thanks to Our Community Partners
(As of July 22, 2011)

AARP Maryland
AARP Virginia
Alzheimer’s Family Day Center
Arlington County Commission on Aging
Calvert County Office on Aging
Charles County Department of Community Services
Charles County Government
Civista Health
College of Southern Maryland
DC Office on Aging
DC Senior Advisory Council
Dupont Circle Village
Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging
Fairfax County Health Department
George Mason University
George Washington University
GROWS (Grass Roots Organization for the Wellbeing of Seniors)
Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA)
Ladies DC
Long Term Care Coordinating Council
Maryland Department of Aging
Medical Society of Northern Virginia
Montgomery County Government
The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc., (NCBA)
The Nonprofit Roundtable
Northern Virginia Aging Network (NVAN)
Prince George’s County Department of Family Services Area Agency on Aging
Prince William Area Commission on Aging
St. Mary’s County Department of Aging
Sunrise Senior Living


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