Governor Inslee announces State Plan to address Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s advocates from around Washington state gathered in Olympia February 12, for Governor Inslee’s announcement of the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia’s. The plan will help over 100,000 Washingtonians living with Alzheimer’s and the 300,000 loved ones caring for them.  Advocates later visited legislators to ask for support in the implementation of the plan.

Photos by Katherine Lamar 

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Governor Inslee greeted Alzheimer’s Advocates on February 12, 2016.

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Alzheimer’s Advocates listened to Governor Inslee’s announcement of the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia’s on February 12, 2016.

 

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Governor Inslee shared his family connection to Alzheimer’s and the importance of implementing the State Plan to help residents facing Alzheimer’s and dementia on February 12, 2016.

 

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More than 100 advocates visited the capitol during the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Day.

 

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Advocate Madeleine Fraley shared information about the Purple Card with fellow advocates on February 12, 2016.

 

 

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Senator Keiser and colleagues recognized Alzheimer’s Advocates and thanked them on February 12, in Olympia.

 

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Advocates visited each legislative office to share their personal stories and information about the State Plan.

To get involved in National Advocacy, click HERE.

 

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One comment

  1. Joyce Hale · · Reply

    Need to have specific plans and benefits for veterans and their caregivers/families with Alzheimer’s. Especially early-onset. Research on cause/effect of disease from military service

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