Alzheimer’s Community Care
Legislative Champions in 2019-2020!
Rep. Scott Plakon
Rep. Scott Plakon made seniors his priority in the 2020 legislative session. He sponsored House Bill 835 to improve elder care services with the creation of a Dementia Director position at the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
Rep. Matt Willhite
Rep. Matt Willhite has long been a strong advocate on behalf of the state’s senior population, helping shepherd issues that assist the elderly with transportation, accessibility, and affordable prescriptions.
Rep. Mike Caruso
Rep. Mike Caruso has championed Palm Beach County communities for decades. During the 2020 legislative session, Rep. Caruso was integral to providing funding for Florida’s vulnerable adults.
Sen. Gayle Harrell
Sen. Gayle Harrell collaborated with many members of Florida’s House and Senate this year to ensure that funding for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia in Florida was a priority.
Speaker MaryLynn Magar
Speaker MaryLynn Magar has supported our work to provide the best services and care to individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia throughout her career. During the 2020 session, her priority to fund programs for vulnerable seniors made a huge difference.