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Speaking Up About Dementia: A Simple Guide to Raising Your Voice

Advocacy Guide

Everyone has a role to play in bringing attention to dementia issues. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. recently released Speaking Up About Dementia: A Simple Guide to Raising Your Voice to support grassroots advocates who are interested in making a difference in their communities.

This new resource speaks to:

  • What advocacy is.
  • How to speak to others about dementia issues.
  • How to engage politicians through letter writing or in-person meetings.
  • How social and print media can make a difference.

Speaking to others about dementia issues reduces the stigma associated with the disease; it also spreads knowledge and information about what is needed as dementia affects more and more people in B.C. Even small actions can add up to a very powerful voice when many people deliver a consistent message.

Learn more about systemic advocacy or download the guide here.



Last Updated: 05/04/16
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