SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — June 1 marks the first day of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. KRON4 is bringing awareness about the disease and the need to find a cure. Purple is the official color for Alzheimer’s movement.

Did You Know?

  • 690,000 Californians living with Alzheimer’s
  • 6.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s
  • 13 million Americans projected to be diagnosed with disease by 2050

There are a number of events throughout June. Check it out on the Alzheimer’s Association website.