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Burns Bridge honors Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Shrewsbury/Worcester – In honor of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, on June 10 and 11, the Kenneth F. Burns Bridge was aglow in purple.

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. More than five million Americans have Alz-heimer’s disease. This number is only expected to grow. By 2050, it is estimated to reach 14 mil-lion.

Alzheimer patients need not face the disease alone. For more information reach out to reach out to the Alzheimer’s Association.

From a recent press release of the association:

“The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Our mission is 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s ®. Visit alz.org or call 800-272-3900.

Photo/Jerry Callaghan

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