Alzheimer’s Association raising awareness by painting the Knoxville purple

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville office of the Alzheimer’s Association is gearing up for its annual Paint the Town Purple campaign, which aims to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s education, support and research.

From August 1-6, area businesses, families and individuals will be covering their businesses in purple as a part of an effort to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s. Currently, there are more than 120,000 Tennesseans are living with Alzheimer’s, the only disease with no cure, no treatments to stop, delay or prevent the disease, and no survivors.

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