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Alzheimer's Association Congressional Team Member - Richmond County Area

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Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina

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End Alz
You can make a difference in the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's.

Public Policy volunteers Help improve the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families by carrying our message to elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. Communicate with elected officials via petitions, phone calls and other calls-to-action, participate in area events, and share your story. Political experience is not required, and we will assign you to elected officials based on where you live and your interests.

Alzheimer’s Congressional Teams (ACTs) are teams of volunteers committed to advocacy who help to raise their elected officials’ awareness of and support for the Alzheimer’s Association’s public policy goals. Each ACT member’s efforts are crucial to the public policy success of the Association. ACT members work with their team leaders ("Ambassadors") and Alzheimer’s Association staff on advocacy assignments to advance the Association's state and federal legislative priorities and build relationships with a designated member of Congress and staff.

To receive more information about becoming a Congressional Team Member, visit: https://alzimpact.org/volunteer or call 980.498.7760

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About Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina

Location:

4600 Park Rd Ste 250, Charlotte, NC 28209, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. In North Carolina, more than 180,000 are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 479,000 family and friends are providing care.

Serving 100 counties in North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association - North Carolina is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

Richmond County AreaRockingham, NC 28380

(34.940,-79.770)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-hour training, 3 -1 hour visits per year
  • Congressional Visits

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