2018 Alzheimer’s Association AIM Advocacy Forum: Letter to the Editor Template

Letter to the Editor Template The following talking points can be used to help you write a personal and compelling letter to the editor for placement in your local paper. As always, please coordinate your efforts with your local chapter to avoid duplication.  Note: Please check to see if your member is a cosponsor of the BOLD Infrastructure Act and/or PCHETA and adjust the language … Continue reading 2018 Alzheimer’s Association AIM Advocacy Forum: Letter to the Editor Template

2018 Alzheimer’s Association AIM Advocacy Forum: Tips for Writing Printable Letters to the Editor

Tips for Writing Printable Letters to the Editor Writing a letter to the editor (LTE) is an effective way to call attention to an issue.  Here are tips for writing a LTE that gets published and read: Know the rules. Do your homework about how to submit a letter and what information you need to include in order to get it printed. Usually, this information … Continue reading 2018 Alzheimer’s Association AIM Advocacy Forum: Tips for Writing Printable Letters to the Editor

Honoring Mother’s Day When Mom Has Alzheimer’s — Tips From The Alzheimer’s Association

Mother’s Day can be challenging for families affected by Alzheimer’s – especially when it is mom that is living with the disease. Women are disproportionately impacted by this devastating disease: nearly two-thirds of the more than 5,7 million Americans with Alzheimer’s are women. The Alzheimer’s Association offers families the following tips for celebrating Mother’s Day when mom is living with Alzheimer’s disease: Take a person-centered … Continue reading Honoring Mother’s Day When Mom Has Alzheimer’s — Tips From The Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Awareness Symposium

Register today for this free, state-wide event in Orlando. This two-day symposium will feature innovative research from across Florida by the Ed & Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Program as well as seminars with dementia experts on the most current information and resources pertaining to Alzheimer’s disease prevention, care, and planning.  Visit HERE to register for this dynamic event. Additionally, facilities, centers, community and faith-based organizations … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Awareness Symposium

As Alzheimer’s Disease Prevalence and Cost of Care Rises, State Respite Funding Does Not Keep Up with Demand

Florida’s new legislative budget fails to serve growing needs of families facing Alzheimer’s disease. New Alzheimer’s Association report reveals sharp increases in Alzheimer’s prevalence and cost of care in Florida. Florida rose from 520,000 people in our state living with Alzheimer’s to just over 540,000 in one year. In the next seven years, an increase of new cases of the disease is projected to grow 33.3% … Continue reading As Alzheimer’s Disease Prevalence and Cost of Care Rises, State Respite Funding Does Not Keep Up with Demand

BOLD Leadership Needed to End Alzheimer’s: Carolina Sanchez

              Alzheimer’s is the most underrated public health crisis in our country. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and the only leading cause of death without a cure, a prevention method, or a way to slow the progression of it. Every 66 seconds somebody in the U.S. develops this disease and one in three seniors dies from it. … Continue reading BOLD Leadership Needed to End Alzheimer’s: Carolina Sanchez