Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa donated $1,400 to the Alzheimer’s Association during a check presentation ceremony Aug. 25.

Funds were raised during the assisted living community’s largest community yard sale to benefit the non-profit organization.

“We want our residents to see what a difference they make in the community,” says Lynn Armour, Life Enrichment Director at Morning Pointe.

As part of the Life Enrichment Program, the assisted living residents participate in philanthropic projects, paying it forward to their community.

“Alzheimer’s and dementia care support is near and dear to the hearts of staff, residents and families at Morning Pointe,” says Sarah Pederson, community relations director at Morning Pointe.

Photo: Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa residents, associates and volunteers gathered Aug. 25 to present a check to Jessie Tucker, Alzheimer’s Association representative.