Ways To Promote Alzheimer’s Awareness
Jun 02, 2020
Every June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month which gives us the opportunity to educate people about the effects Alzheimer’s has on older adults.
Whether online via social media or in person, it is important to talk with one another about the effects Alzheimer’s has had on your life. By sharing your story you show people they are not alone in their struggles with Alzheimer’s.
Caregivers are the backbone of the mission to treat Alzheimer’s. Day in and day out they are caring for someone who is suffering memory loss and confusion. By supporting caregivers you are contributing to the fight against Alzheimer’s.
It only takes a few hours a week to significantly help the fight against Alzheimer’s. With the help of the Alzheimer’s Association there are multiple volunteer opportunities available to you.
As a faith outreach representative, you act as the liaison between the Alzheimer’s Association and faith groups and congregations and connect those in need to programs and services.
Support Group Facilitator
Support Group Facilitators are empathetic volunteers providing emotional and social support to caregivers, people living with dementia, and others impacted by the disease.
As a Community Educator volunteer you will deliver Alzheimer’s Association programs on topics related to Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Volunteer during the worlds largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research: the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The Longest Day
Volunteer to support The Longest Day, when thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Individuals with dementia, caregivers, and healthy volunteers are all urgently needed to participate in research. Without clinical trials, there can be no better treatments, no prevention and no cure for Alzheimer's disease.
Visit Alzheimer’s Association to learn more about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month.