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"WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S"

WHATAnnual event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
WHYTo raise funds to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain.
WHEREAlzheimer's Association.
Across the USA.


Program Description

The Alzheimer’s Association has a vision of ‘A world without Alzheimer’s disease.’

The “Walk To End Alzheimer’s” is held in more than 600 communities across the United and includes participants of all ages and abilities to walk to end Alzheimer’s and reclaim the future for millions of people.

Walks are held on various dates throughout the year in different communities.

To participate in the “Walk To End Alzheimer’s” individuals and groups can go online to:

Find a walk in their community.
Register as a team captain, team member, or individual.
Start fundraising and raising awareness in their community.


Other programs by the Alzheimer’s Association include:

Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library Program
- A national, privately funded library for Alzheimer's and other dementia resources with chapters around the United States and virtual on-line access.

Alzheimer's Association Early Detection Alliance Program - Companies educate employees and customers at the workplace on the warning signs of Alzheimer's, the importance of early detection, and the resources available.

Alzheimer's Association Multicultural Diverse Communities Outreach Programs - Educational programs and supportive services to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia in African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino and Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) communities.

Approaching Alzheimer's for First Responders Training Program - Training program for first responders when approaching those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in an emergency situation.

Alzheimer's Medicare Advocacy Project Program - Advocating for those with Alzheimer's and responding to Alzheimer's-related Medicare inquiries from local Alzheimer's Association chapters throughout the country.

Memories in the Making Program - Individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementia express themselves through artwork activities.

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