MDC’s Freedom Tower “Goes Teal” for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Miami, Oct. 23, 2019 – Miami Dade College (MDC) will once again illuminate its Historic Landmark Freedom Tower teal as part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s annual “Light the World in Teal®” initiative on Thursday, Nov. 7, at sunset.

More than 300 landmarks worldwide are going teal for National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month to raise awareness of this devastating disease that affects more than 5 million Americans and millions more worldwide. The public is encouraged to snap photos and post them to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #AFALightTheWorldInTeal.

For more information about Alzheimer’s disease, to get support from licensed social workers, or to find a memory screening site, call AFA’s National Toll-Free Helpline at 866-232-8484 or visit

WHAT:      MDC to Illuminate Freedom Tower Teal for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

WHEN:     Thursday, Nov. 7, at sunset

WHERE:   MDC’s Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd.