Whether it was traveling through multiple time zones or sitting on a bus for 540 miles, nothing could stop advocates from getting to Tallahassee for the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Rally in Tally, State Advocacy Days. Over 70 advocates made the trek to raise their voice and turn the Old Historic Capitol purple.
New Year, New Commitment to Fight Alzheimer’s
Florida is committed to ensuring our state is dementia capable and doing all we can to provide support to those living with the disease and their care partners. We will be kicking off our advocacy efforts Feb. 7-8 for our annual Alzheimer’s Rally in Tally.
Celebrating Hispanics/Latinos Who Are Fighting to #ENDALZ
By Dawn Wade During Hispanic Heritage Month, we are recognizing standout individuals making an impact in their communities. We are … More
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2022: Day 3 Highlights
On Day Three of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), we heard from more researchers at institutions across Florida who … More
Florida’s Public Health Approach to Alzheimer’s
By Jennifer Braisted, Director of Government Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association Florida Why Alzheimer’s is a Public Health Issue When you think … More
Alzheimer’s Advocates Travel to Capitol Hill
By Maddison Rametta On May 17, more than 700 advocates donned their purple sashes and returned to Capitol Hill to … More
My Journey as an Alzheimer’s Association® Volunteer
Usha fights to end Alzheimer’s in memory of her mother. She writes about how her journey as a volunteer and how it was the “spark” that kept her going.
Why I Volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association®
From attending the Rally in Tally to traveling to D.C. for the national forum and meetings with legislators in between, Leslie is an amazing voice in the fight to #ENDALZ. In our latest blog, she writes about why she volunteers and how others can get involved.
Alzheimer’s Wins in the 2022 Florida Legislative Session
By Jennifer Braisted, Director of Government Affairs, Florida On Monday, March 14, the white hankie dropped signaling the end of … More
Senator Marco Rubio Asks Federal Government to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Establish Plan
As the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador to Sen. Rubio, she had this to say: “I am thrilled to see Sen. Rubio’s initiative. With Florida having the second highest prevalence in the nation, it is critical that something is done now. Senator Rubio has been a wonderful advocate in our work to find a cure for the disease and a voice to those who cannot speak.”