As Alzheimer’s disease threatens to bankrupt families, businesses and our healthcare system, scientists are coming closer to finding better treatments that could drastically alter the course of the disease. Now is the time to join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s and their families, and help persuade Congress to address those needs through legislative action.
Alzheimer’s Orange County (ALZOC®) invites you to become an Alzheimer’s advocate. Join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
What is an Advocate?
Alzheimer’s advocates play an important role in improving the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families by working to improve dementia care and services; improve access to community-based care; improve quality care in residential settings; and expand funding for research and public programs serving people with dementia.
As an advocate, you will:
Ongoing Advocacy Efforts
Below are some of the issues we are working on right now
Federal Advocacy Action
An estimated 6.2 million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s. We advocate for research, caregiver support, and access to affordable quality health care. AlzOC is a proud member of the Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD) Coalition and UsAgainstAlzheimer’s.