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Show your support for the cause at work. There are plenty of things you can do in the workplace to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease. Here are some fun and easy ideas to get you started!

Go casual for a cause

For a small donation (usually $5), employees choose a day to dress casually - and display their commitment to the Alzheimer's Association by wearing our symbol.

Casual for a Cause toolkit

End of Alz sticker

Go purple!

Ask your workforce to make a donation (usually $5) and wear 'The End of Alzheimer's Starts With Me' sticker.

The End of Alzheimer's toolkit

Get grounded in the fight against Alzheimer's

What: A morning coffee break (ask your local coffee shop to donate the coffee).
How: Offer a cup for a small donation.

Ask employees to "get grounded" in the facts about Alzheimer's on this site.

Learn more


Form a Walk team

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research.

Learn more


Join the Alzheimer’s Workplace Alliance

Educate your employees and customers about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's and the importance of early diagnosis.

Learn more

How Alzheimer's
affects the workplace

Over 15 million Americans
are caring for an individual with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.

75 percent of family caregivers
of people with Alzheimer's are employed full or part time.

Millions of baby boomers
are approaching the age of greatest risk, and the human and financial costs of this fatal disease will be overwhelming.

Go purple ideas to build awareness

  • Add purple balloons to the break room
  • Celebrate by sharing a cake with purple icing
  • Add purple items to the cafeteria menu

Contact us

Contact your local Alzheimer's Association.

Or send us an e-mail at:

Educate your employees and co-workers
Educate your employees and co-workers about Alzheimer's. Let them know you care about the cause.

Take the Brain Tour
Take a look inside the brain with this interactive tour.

Resources for you

Whether you are a Human Resources or Employee Communications professional or simply someone who wants to let co-workers know about Alzheimer’s, we have resources available for you.

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Eldercare Calculator
Companies who want to quantify the costs of eldercare expenses incurred by them and their employees can check out this Eldercare Calculator. Enter the size of your business, an average hourly wage for employees, and the number of employees who are working caregivers, and you can get an estimate on the lost productivity. Understanding these costs can be helpful as you design benefits programs that enable employees to meet their caregiving demands and increase productivity.