Landmarks Around the World to "Go Teal" on November 8th for AFA's "Light the World in Teal" Alzheimer's Awareness Campaign

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Iconic Landmarks Among the Nearly 300 "Going Teal" to Raise Alzheimer's Awareness

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmarks across the country and around the world will light up teal on

November 8th to raise Alzheimer's awareness as part of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's (AFA) Light the World in Teal program. 

The annual program, held in November for Alzheimer's Awareness Month, aims to literally shine a spotlight on Alzheimer's disease and show support for the millions of people affected by it.

"From the most iconic buildings to those in small towns throughout the country, every site that is going teal for Alzheimer's awareness on November 8th is helping to enlighten people about this growing health epidemic which is affecting millions of families," said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA's President and CEO. "We thank each and every one of them for helping to bring the battle against Alzheimer's disease to the forefront and inspiring others to join the fight."

Landmarks in the United States and around the world that will be "going teal" on November 8th include:

  • One World Trade Center (New York)
  • Madison Square Garden (New York)
  • New York Times Building (New York)
  • LAX Airport (Los Angeles)
  • Willis Tower (Chicago)
  • Prudential Tower (Boston)
  • Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville)
  • Nascar Hall of Fame (Charlotte)
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans)
  • Terminal Tower (Cleveland)
  • Miracle Mile Shops (Las Vegas)
  • Niagara Falls (Canada)
  • Sichuan Tower (China)
  • Torch Doha (Qatar)

This is the fifth year of AFA's Light the World in Teal campaign, and is the largest showing yet. Nearly 300 sites around the world are taking part in this year's program.

For more information about AFA's Light the World in Teal program, including a full list of the participating sites, please visit www.alzfdn.org/lighttheworldinteal.

About Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA):The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, is a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide in the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include a National Toll-Free Helpline (866-232-8484) staffed by licensed social workers, the National Memory Screening Program, educational conferences and materials, and "AFA Partners in Care" dementia care training for healthcare professionals. For more information about AFA, call 866-232-8484, visit www.alzfdn.org, follow us on Twitter, or connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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SOURCE Alzheimer's Foundation of America



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