Jen Belkov currently serves as Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy for the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter. In this role Jen oversees all legislative, regulatory and advocacy efforts within the State of Illinois in addition to managing relationships with the Illinois congressional delegation. Upon joining the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter in 2011, Jen developed the first coordinated policy program for Illinois and now manages a team dedicated to advancing the Alzheimer’s public policy agenda across all levels of government. Among her successes, Jen’s work has directly led to a tripling of state support for Alzheimer’s research, the enactment of training standards for all Alzheimer’s and dementia direct care staff in Illinois, and the creation of the most comprehensive Silver Search program in the nation to find and return people with Alzheimer’s who go missing. Prior to joining the Alzheimer’s Association, Jen served on staff with the Illinois House of Representatives for seven years. Her key policy focus areas included healthcare, education, and the environment. She also coordinated and managed community outreach for elected officials in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, she has experience managing political campaigns at the local, state, and congressional levels. Jen holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Dominican University.
Join Jen for her presentation at our Fourth Annual National Caregiving Conference
: Panel Discussion: ACT at a National Level! Friday 1 p.m.
This Policy & Advocacy ACT segment will introduce you to diverse organizations that are actively engaged in health policy and advocacy initiatives at a national level. Through an engaging panel discussion they'll share their expertise and perspectives. These are organizations that you could get involved with TODAY so that your caregiving voice is heard. You will learn tips, tricks and channels that can empower your caregiving expertise to drive transformational change.
We are so very grateful for the support of the following sponsors of our National Caregiving Conference,
especially Embracing Carers™, this year's supporting sponsor:
~ NCC19 Agenda ~ Meet Our Presenters ~
~ NCC19 Virtual Registration ~ NCC19 In-Person Registration (Chicago) ~
~ Hotel Reservations ~ NCC19 Volunteer Registration ~ Sponsor or Exhibit ~
~ Testimonials ~ Virtual Caregiving Summit ~