The Longest Day

Posted by Heidi Hays on Jun 21, 2017

In Alzheimer's & Dementia, Main

 

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The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On June 21, 2017 team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s.

How To Get Started

STEP 1: SELECT AN ACTIVITY YOU LOVE

Go to www.alz.org  to sign up and select an activity! Do something you love — or honor a caregiver, someone living with Alzheimer's, or someone you’ve lost by selecting his or her favorite hobby. Use your imagination.

 

STEP 2: PICK A WAY TO PARTICIPATE

Start or join a team, host an event, or register as an individual. Choose the way that works best for you! Have friends and family  join you and your team.

 

STEP 3: RAISE MONEY TO MOVE THE CAUSE FORWARD

To advance research and provide care and support, each participant is asked to raise funds for the efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Start fundraising early and you’ll see your total skyrocket. Association staff can help with tools, tips and advice.

 

STEP 4: PLAN YOUR DAY

If you’re hosting an event or participating as part of a team, get organized now — send invitations, organize supplies and strategize for the big day. If you’re participating solo, think about the support you will need. A photographer? Cheerleaders? Ask friends and family to help.

 

STEP 5: PARTICIPATE — AND CELEBRATE!

On The Longest Day, you’re part of a global movement to help end Alzheimer’s disease. Share your photos, stories and fundraising successes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and show your love across the world by using the hashtags #TheLongestDay and #ENDALZ.

 

Anywhere Team Ideas

You can live anywhere and participate in The Longest Day. Join with friends and family across the country — or even the world — and form a team that is active from multiple locations. We have tools to help you with scheduling your day and staying connected, even if you aren't face to face on June 21, 2017.

Here at Bel Aire Senior Living we are holding our own PURPLE PARTY to celebrate and pay tribute to our loved ones that have been and still are continuing to fight this disease. We invite all of our residents, families and friends surrounding our community to wear PURPLE and come  join us on this special day for fun and activities we have planned for The Longest Day. Share your Longest Day stories and tributes with us on our website, www.belairecare.com we would love to see how you celebrated this day.  

Our Mission:

To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

To make a difference, be more educated and for more information on Alzheimer’s disease and The Longest Day please visit www.alz.org 

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