Bedford County Mayor Chad Graham signs a proclamation declaring Sept. 16-20 as “Purple OUt Week” for Alzheimer’s awareness. Fran Gray, left, regional coordinator of Alzheimer’s Tennessee, and Bedford County Circuit Court Clerk Michelle Murray look on. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia impact at least 110,000 Tennesseans, and an estimated 735 people in Bedford County.
Alzheimer’s Tennessee was adopted by the Tennessee Clerks of Court Association as their charity of choice. The group serves through advocacy, research, support groups and education. For more information, contact Gray at 931-434-2348.