World Alzheimer’s Day Awareness Record Attempt


Memory Experts Attempt World Record to Bring Awareness to World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer's Day is Wednesday, September 21, and according to the Alzheimer’s Association:

  • 1 in 9 people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease

  • Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States

  • 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia

Nelson Dellis, memory athlete and memory expert, says, “While there are no known cures for Alzheimer’s disease, taking care of our minds as we age is extremely important.”

In this segment, Nelson and/or Brad will share with your audience:

  • three simple steps anyone can use to exercise their minds and improve their memories
  • the early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease
  • the importance of early detection

In studio memory demonstration available.*

Nelson Dellis, 4-time USA Memory Champion and author

Nelson Dellis, 4-time USA Memory Champion and author

Brad Zupp, record-setting memory athlete and author

Brad Zupp, record-setting memory athlete and author

* Nelson and Brad can also demonstrate their attempt at “The Everest of Memorization Tests” by recalling parts of the first 10,000 digits of Pi.

The challenge involves knowing not only the first 10,000 digits of Pi, but also the entire sequence in five-digit segments: 3.14159   26535   89793... They will be given random segments and must correctly recall the five digits both before and after any given segment, 50 times, with no errors. 


Media kit and more details can available here:

Nelson Dellis is a 4x USA Memory Champion, Alzheimer's activist, mountaineer, author (I Forgot Something), and key-note speaker. He started training his memory just under a decade ago after his grandmother passed away from Alzheimer's disease and has since then broken numerous memory records and twice placed top-10 in the World Memory Championships.

Brad Zupp is a motivational speaker, author (Unlock Your Amazing Memory) and memory improvement expert who shows people how to supercharge their memories to improve sales, productivity, and peace of mind.

He is also a record-setting memory athlete, and in December was the co-captain of the silver medal winning Team USA at the Memory Championships in China.


Nelson Dellis - (305) 298-2926 - 

Brad Zupp - (877) 707-9534 -

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