Use Your Brain to Help End Alzheimer's
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month.
Worldwide, 47 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer's—but everyone can help to fight it.
Now is the time to get involved. Together we can end Alzheimer's.
THE PASSIONATE WEAR PURPLE!
Purple is the official color of the Alzheimer's movement.
Show your commitment to the cause by wearing purple and help us turn Facebook purple during June.
There's more you can do
Go Purple to end alzheimer's
Turn Facebook Purple
Here's how, in three easy steps:
1. Right click on the END ALZ icon. Save.
2. Move your cursor over your Facebook profile picture. Select "Change Picture."
3. Use the browse function to locate and upload the END ALZ graphic.
show us your Purple
Snap a photo and enter our Go Purple to End Alzheimer's Photo Contest to win purple prizes.Enter the Contest
shop for the cause
See How Others Fight Against Alzehimer's Disease
The cast of The Big Bang Theory joins together in the fight to End Alzheimer's!
The Campbell family dressed in purple to celebrate Glen's birthday.
Grace Potter shines a light on Alzheimer's disease.
Seth Rogen continues in the fight to end Alzheimer's in purple!
Lauren Miller sports the color purple in hopes of ending this devastating disease.
AC/DC front man Brian Johnson and the Fifty Plus Racing team show their support for Alzheimer's awareness at the Daytona International Speedway.
Bradley Cooper proudly promotes purple to #ENDALZ.
Anthony Anderson raises awareness for this critical disease in purple.
Joey McIntyre supports Alzheimer's awareness in honor of his mother.
The duo of Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow wear purple in support of Alzheimer's.
Join us at one of the more than 600 Walks happening across the country.Find a Walk
Your tax-deductible donation helps improve lives and fuel research.Donate Now
These champions are making a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's.Read Their Stories
share the facts
Share the Facts Video
Alzheimer's Disease is a Global Epidemic
44 Million Worldwide
Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia.
604 billion usd per year
The annual global cost of dementia is 604 billion in U.S. dollars.
2030: 76 Million People
the number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to skyrocket to 76 million by 2030.
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5,000,000+ Americans living with the disease
6h cause of death in the U.S.
15,500,000 caregivers in the U.S.
Learn More Facts.
Go to alz.org/facts
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use your brainpower to end alzheimer's
Everyone with a brain is at risk of Alzheimer's. Even you. Everyone can help to end this epidemic. Especially you. It is going to take all of our amazing brains together to end this disease.
Your Brain Matters.
Two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s are women. Join our movement to be 1 million women strong and tell us why your brain matters.Learn More
Tell Congress to Increase
Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in America. Tell Congress to devote the resources necessary to achieve breakthroughs in prevention and treatment.Write Congress
Don't Just Hope For a
Cure. Help Us Find One.
One of the greatest barriers to moving research forward is enrolling volunteers in clinical studies. Healthy individuals as well as people with dementia are needed.Find a Trial