Annual Alzheimer's Awareness Purple Sunday
Research suggests that the prevalence, incidence and cumulative risk of Alzheimer’s disease appears to be much higher in African-Americans.
On Sunday, October 21, 2012, 50 churches across Maryland participated in the 2nd Annual Alzheimer's Awareness Purple Sunday, an educational event to raise awareness in the African-American community. Information about dementia and services of the Alzheimer's Association reached 165,500 people through this event.
Participating churches received:
Educational and other resources from the Alzheimer’s Association and partnering agencies.
Consultations to guide your church through the event.