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Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month®


During the month of June, the Alzheimer's Association asks people around the world to take the Purple Pledge and use their brains to fight Alzheimer's disease.

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Events in your area


Local Alzheimer's Association chapters schedule thousands of education, support and fundraising programs nationwide.

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  Longest Day


July 23-28, 2016

Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) brings together the top dementia researchers every year to engage in a multidisciplinary international exchange of ideas.

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Hilarity for Charity

Hilarity for Charity

October, 2016

This annual event hosted by Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, is a night of laughter and entertainment that raises awareness and funds inspired by the idea that Alzheimer's should no longer be considered just an "old person's" disease, and is in fact an epidemic that people of all ages should be fighting against.

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  NY Gala

Alzheimer's Association
New York Rita Hayworth Gala

October 25, 2016

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan held the first Rita Hayworth Gala in 1985 to honor her mother, actress Rita Hayworth, who died as a result of Alzheimer's disease. The event has grown into a premier social event, hosted in Chicago and New York.

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National Alzheimer's Disease and Awareness Month (NADAM) and Family Caregivers Month®


During the month of November, we share our new and best resources, plus ways you can help raise awareness for Alzheimer's and honor millions of caregivers.

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Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®

August – November, primarily

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Walks take place throughout the year, primarily in the fall, in communities nationwide.

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Advocacy Forum

Advocacy Forum

April, 2017

The Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum is an annual opportunity for Alzheimer's advocates from across the country to directly appeal to their members of Congress about Alzheimer's disease in Washington, D.C.

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  Palm Beach Luncheon

Palm Beach Rita Hayworth Luncheon

March, 2017

The annual Palm Beach Rita Hayworth Luncheon helps raise awareness, advance research and advocate for those affected by the disease in both the Florida area and nationwide.

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Part the Cloud


This event raises critical awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association research efforts in Northern California, bringing together celebrity talent and performing artists to create a spectacular evening of enlightenment and entertainment.

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  Chicago Gala

Alzheimer's Association
Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala

May, 2017

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Longest Day

Alzheimer's Association The Longest Day®

June 21, 2017

On June 21, 2017, teams around the world come together to raise funds and awareness and to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer's with a day of activity.

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.