June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Mankato Times

MANKATO, MINN. — June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.   

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Join the Alzheimer’s Association in going purple – the color of the cause – to raise awareness and help end this disease. The more people who know about Alzheimer’s, the more action we inspire. 

Throughout the month of June, people across Minnesota will be sharing their powerful stories, taking action, and raising funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Help us spread the word during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Here are a few facts to get started:

  • Over 94,000 Minnesotans are living with Alzheimer’s. 
  • Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death among the top 10 in America that can’t be prevented, cured or slowed.
  • Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the U.S.


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