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Activities You Can Do

Select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s. From swimming to scrapbooking, you’re limited only by your imagination! To start planning your day, check out these activities.

Some examples from our participants:

Dance Dance

Sonia honored her father's love of music by doing Zumba, a dance workout.

Hike Hike

To honor Colonel Robinson, members of his family hiked and camped.

Theater Perform

The Brownsville, Texas Forget Me Nots team hosted a cabaret and auctioned off artwork.

Bowling Bowling

Sisters Faith and Jessica hosted a bowl-a-thon to honor their grandmother.

Cycling Cycle

Team Peddlers for a Cure rode more than 130 miles.

Crafting Craft

The Quilters Forever team created a beautiful quilt for those living with Alzheimer's.

Card games Bridge

American Contract Bridge League clubs from across North America played bridge from sunrise to sunset.

Gardening Garden

Team Irene planned a family day of gardening to honor their grandmother.

Music Music

From sunrise to sunset, the Thompson family hosted a live jam session.

Multiple activities Multiple Activities

Jenny and her team "Fighting to Remember" went golfing, hiking and boating.

The Choices Are Unlimited

  • Host a block party
  • Paint and sculpt
  • Play bridge, rummy or other card games
  • Read
  • Rock climb
  • Sail or swim
  • Skateboard or rollerblade
  • Many more...it's up to you!

The Alzheimer's Association recognizes that some teams/individuals may have conflicts or challenges with participating on the summer solstice, Thursday, June 21. As a participant in The Longest Day, you can fundraise and honor those affected by Alzheimer's in a way, and on a day, that works with your schedule. What will you do?