Guest column: Purple is the "color" o...

Guest column: Purple is the "color" of Alzheimer's disease

There are 3 comments on the Post-Standard story from Jun 15, 2010, titled Guest column: Purple is the "color" of Alzheimer's disease. In it, Post-Standard reports that:

I know you know what pink is: "breast cancer." And white: "domestic violence." Red is: "HIV/AIDS." Yellow: "Americans supporting our troops." Pink showed up in my family in the 1990s as breast cancer.

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carla danesi

United States

#1 Jun 15, 2010
There is a lot we can do.one hundred years ago there was no cure for the black death and many other diseases that we know and understand now.we can love our loved ones that have the disease and we can unite as caregivers and push our nation to research and discover new medicines anf better therapies.I too am a daugthter of a mom battling azheimers disease.I've started my own petiton.you can access it by going on the alzheimers solutions and click on the link.turn your grief into action-no action,no reaction.its a basic law of physics.I don't focus on the lack of a cure.I focus on the lack of effort to find a cure.thankyou carla danesi glorias daughter
arlene

Lake Worth, FL

#2 Feb 7, 2012
why purple is the color for alzheimers disease what is the relevance of color in their disease
elisek

Greensboro, NC

#4 Feb 9, 2013
Purple is the official color of the Alzheimer's Associations. Green is the color of the Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia ribbon. It really bothers be that these two get confused.

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