2018 State Advocacy Day Registration Open 1 More Week!
There’s still time to register for State Advocacy Day, Wednesday, February 28, at the capitol! Join fellow advocates from throughout the state in educating state legislators on the importance of:
- increased research spending;
- expanded home and community-based services, and
- new tools and training for early detection and diagnosis.
Bring your story – and your voice – to Sacramento! To sign up before the February 21st registration deadline, click here.
Alzheimer’s Association Proposes Public Education Campaign
In partnership with the 33 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), the Alzheimer’s Association is proposing California’s first public education campaign focused on early detection. To find out more, read the organization’s budget request here.
Assemblymember Limón Introduces AB 1955 to Raise Public Awareness
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Legislator of the Year, Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) introduced legislation to bring Alzheimer’s information and resources to local communities. Read the bill here.
Bond Bill Proposes New Resources for Home & Community-Based Care
Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (R-San Diego) has introduced AB 2025, a bill to establish a bond fund to build new Alzheimer’s day care and health centers, along with more Programs for All inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Read the Assemblymember’s recent Op/Ed to learn more.