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The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter is proud to participate in The Longest Day®, the newest (and second largest)
signature fundraising initiative for the Alzheimer’s Association.

What is The Longest Day®?
Begun in 2012, The Longest Day® (TLD) was created to symbolize the seemingly never-ending days experienced by those living with
Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. The summer solstice – the longest day of the year - was chosen as the day that those individuals would
be honored annually.

How do I participate?

Choose an activity that you love. Simple as that! From golf to bridge playing to knitting to hiking, anything goes. Creativity is welcome! Do this activity on your own, or recruit friends and family to join you. Register online and ask family, friends and coworkers for their support.
You can also host an event (again, your choice of theme) and ask guests to donate to the cause.

The Longest Day® 2017 is on a Wednesday. Can I do my activity/host my event on a weekend?
Absolutely! We hope that you can find a date close to the summer solstice, but the important thing is to find a date and do what you love!

How long do we need to do the activity we choose?
Although the concept began with the idea of doing something from sunrise to sunset, we realize that this is simply not possible for everyone. Whether your team chooses a mile run or a 10-hour cribbage match, as long as you are honoring those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers then you are doing what matters.

I’ve looked at the options on the website but I really still don’t know what I plan to do! Should I wait to register until I know?
If you still need some time to think on it, that’s fine! But go ahead and register yourself as an individual participant. This way you will
receive the current up—to-date notices from The Longest Day® team. If you decide later to form a team or host an event, simply let us know and we can change your status.

More questions?
Contact Sue Wronsky at swronsky@alz.org
or 215-561-2919.
Register HERE!
The Longest Day® is Wednesday,June 21, 2017!

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