◂  June 2024

Memory Sunday (and Memory Sabbath)

Published by: aaron


Participating faith communities




Angeilea Yancey-Watson

Memory Sunday BannerMemory Sunday is an annual event typically scheduled on the second Sunday in June (in 2024, on June 9). Memory Sabbath occurs one day earlier.

Memory Sunday 2024 save-the-date flyer and facts about Alzheimer's and other dementias among people of African descent

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On Memory Sabbath and Memory Sunday, faith communities serving people of African descent provide education on Alzheimer’s: prevention, treatment, research studies, and caregiving. Read about Memory Sunday in “Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness in African American Faith Communities” (AgeWise King County, June 2023).

Participating faith communities in 2024 include:

For a list of participating communities in 2023, click here.

Memory Sunday is an initiative of the National Brain Health Center for African Americans, founded by The Balm In Gilead, which provides support to faith communities and other institutions that work to eliminate health disparities.

For more information about Memory Sunday in Seattle-King County and for handouts and other resources, e-mail Angeilea Yancey-Watson, African American Reach and Teach Health, at


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