November – National Alzheimer’s Month

Promotional Ideas for National Alzheimer’s Month

First designated as the national month to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, today more than 5 million Americans have the affliction.

Useful for: Medical centers, organizations and businesses that support adults, and religious groups.

Outcome: Alzheimer’s is an insidious disease. Almost every family has been touched by it. Care is expensive and exhausting and early identification can slow the progress. Organizations that demonstrate that they care about improving the lives of those afflicted and their families raise the regard in their communities.

Promotional Ideas:

  • Participate as a sponsor in a fundraiser.
  • Ask employees to donate money to the Alzheimer’s Association and offer them a reward (names on a board, a button to wear, etc.)

More information available from Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

More information on awareness colors and causes.

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