September is World Alzheimer’s Month. To show your support leading up to World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 and all month long, join the many other organizations and communities to help raise awareness for people living with dementia.
We’re encouraging people like you to #GoBlueForAlz leading up to World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21. How can you participate? It’s simple. Wear something blue, make a difference by hosting a Social with a Purpose and fundraising to support people living with dementia and crucial social recreation programs, or share with us on social media using #GoBlueForAlz to show your support!
You may even see some memorable landmarks #GoBlueForAlz in support of World Alzheimer’s Day. Some landmarks that will #GoBlueForAlz include:
- The CN Tower
On September 21, look at the Toronto skyline to watch the beautiful night light show that will be displayed as the CN Tower shows their support and raises awareness for people living with dementia, their care partners and families. You can also watch the CN Tower #GoBlueForAlz LIVE online here.
- The Toronto Sign
On September 21, the Toronto Sign located at Nathan Philips Square in Toronto will also #GoBlueForAlz! If you happen to be in the area, make sure to take some photos and share them on social media using the hashtag #GoBlueForAlz.
- Niagara Falls
While you may not be able to go see the Falls light up in person, you can watch the light show live from the comfort of your own home. On September 20 at 10 PM, settle in and watch the Falls glow here.
For every person diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease and other dementias (ADOD), another 10 to 12 people are directly impacted. While not a normal part of aging, age is the No. 1 risk factor for developing this disease. There is no cure.