National Awareness Month
All month long, people have worn purple, buildings have been illuminated in purple and social media photos have carried purple banners. This is all to bring awareness during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.
Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and, unfortunately, there is no cure. (1) Now, more than ever, families are faced with providing care for a family member with the disease. Continue reading
Every 8 minutes the American Red Cross responds to an emergency. That means, in the time it takes to listen to Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven (8:02), the Red Cross is rolling out to help a family whose home is damaged by fire or a city devastated by a tornado.
A closer look at the Red Cross reveals this organization is about much more than disaster response and blood drives. Continue reading