Issues Important to Our Families
Public Policy Issues Important to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families
There are a wide variety of state programs and policies that impact families living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The California Council - with the help of our local volunteer advocates - seeks to have our families’ voices heard on all of them. The Council sponsors legislation as well as monitors the more than 5000 bills introduced each legislative session, the State budget, and regulations developed by State agencies to implement new laws.
The following are programs and services important to our families. The Council’s advocacy efforts protect existing funding levels, seek funding increases, and improve policies for these programs: