Registration Fees


Registration Category Definitions

Alzheimer's Association Ambassador
An advocate who serves as the key contact to a member of Congress for the Association. Ambassadors must enroll, attend the Ambassador-only meeting, and complete the District Forum District (DFD) program.

Advocacy Forum Attendee
An advocate attending Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday sessions and all events (including the National Forum Dinner).

Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM)
The Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM) is the sister organization of the Alzheimer's Association, working to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority with leaders in Congress. AIM's annual membership fees are $20, and dollar-for-dollar, AIM is a powerful opportunity to create change on Capitol Hill. Become an AIM Member today  >

Member benefits include:

  • An AIM member-only briefing held on Tuesday, March 28, at the Forum
  • Exclusive members-only communications, including the AIM monthly update and the AIM Weekly News Update covering the latest in political and policy news for the Alzheimer's community
  • Invitations to participate in briefings and events with legislative and political leaders
  • Access to a full range of AIM member-only opportunities to support the Alzheimer's movement

Care Partner
A care partner is identified an as individual accompanying an advocate who is living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Care Partners must register at the same time as the person they are accompanying to the Forum to take advantage of the discounted registration fee.

Scholarship Awardee
An advocate who is awarded a scholarship to attend the Advocacy Forum. The scholarship program is administered through the Alzheimer's Association Chapter network. Applicants must apply to their local chapter for consideration. Scholarship recipients must attend the Forum and complete the DFD program to facilitate disbursement of funds.

Young Advocate
Young advocates are family members, friends and caregivers between the ages of 18 and 35.

DFD Program
The District-Forum-District (DFD) Program is the premier program for the Association's advocacy efforts that magnifies the impact of the Advocacy Forum's congressional visits on Capitol Hill. Under the DFD program, your Capitol Hill meeting in Washington is held between two visits that take place within the Congressional district – one before and the other after the Forum. If you select to join the DFD program, you will be contacted with further details. For Alzheimer's Association Ambassadors, participation in this program is mandatory.

National Dinner

Attend the National Dinner and raise awareness to benefit the care, support and research of the Alzheimer's Association. The National Dinner honors public figures and their constituents for their efforts to take the fight against Alzheimer's to the next level. Political, business and entertainment leaders will gather to celebrate advances and to rally around this growing movement in our nation's capital.

Non-Forum Registrants may attend the National Dinner. There is a fee for National Dinner guests not registered for the Forum.

Forum Packet Pick-Up Hours

Attendees may pick up their conference materials during the following hours:

  • Sunday, March 26, 2017: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. (Chapter Policy Staff only)
  • Monday, March 27, 2017: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Information Desk

Wednesday, March 29: 7 a.m.–10 a.m.

Special Requests

If you have special needs (e.g., dietary or physical) that we can address to make your participation more enjoyable, please fill out the appropriate space on the registration form or email.

Registration Changes

Please indicate the meal functions and events you will be attending. If you wish to make a change to your registration, you may do so by emailing by Friday, March 3, 2017, or visit the registration desk on-site.


If you are unable to attend but would like to send another person in your place, please email the new information indicating it is a substitution to Substitutions for scholarship recipients must be requested by contacting Aline Stone at No exceptions.

Registration Cancellations

Cancellation and refunds must be emailed and time stamped to or faxed to 866.699.1235 on or before Friday, March 3, 2017. All refund requests received by Friday, March 3, 2017, will be refunded, less a processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, March 3, 2017. No refunds for no-shows.

Registration Confirmations

After you complete the online registration, a registration confirmation is automatically sent to you by e-mail. If you do NOT receive your confirmation, please send an email request for a copy of your registration confirmation to Please include your name and full address in the message.

Media Information

News media materials will be available in the Forum Press Office located in the registration area.


For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park (2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington DC 20008.) Upon completion of registration to the Advocacy Forum, you will be directed to the housing page. Single and double occupancy room rates are $289 per night, plus 14.5% tax. A credit card is required to hold the reservation.

If you have any questions or would like to inquire about holding 10 rooms or more, please contact contact Mary Kate Raminski at or 312.335.5827.

For more information about hotels in the area, please see:

Airline Discount

You can book flights for the Advocacy Forum by clicking on the Association Travel Partner Egencia link: Advocacy Forum 2017 Travel or call Egencia at 877.895.0558. Travel discounts will automatically apply.

For More Information

For program information about the Forum, call 202.393.7737
For registration information, call 312.335.5833 or email

Join Us in Washington:

March 27-29, 2017
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008

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Contact Us

General information
Phone: 312.335.5833


Annetha Hall 
Phone: 202.638.8665

AIM information
Phone: 202.638.8671


News media
Phone: 312.335.4078