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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Florida’s Old Capitol turns purple tonight to honor Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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Florida’s Old Capitol turns purple this week to honor Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. From 8 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday morning, the Alzheimer’s Association will bathe the historic building in purple light, as a sign of concern and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth leading cause of death in America. With the second highest incidence rate of Alzheimer’s in the country, Florida has over 500,000 residents affected with the disease. As the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support…

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