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'Go Purple' on Sept. 21 for Action Alzheimer's Day

by jmaloni
Mon, Sep 19th 2011 10:15 am

With more than 35 million people living with dementia around the world and nearly 15 million Americans caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, this global epidemic demands the same attention as its peers in the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. Join the Alzheimer's Association on Wednesday, Sept. 21 - Alzheimer's Action Day - in declaring that "The End of Alzheimer's Starts with Me" and going purple.

Pick up a free purple ribbon at the Alzheimer's Association's information table at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. Additional information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias as well as the upcoming Walks to End Alzheimer's will be available at the information table.

For more information on Alzheimer's disease or how to go purple, visit www.alz.org/wam.

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