The Walk to End Alzheimer’s event sponsored by Comfort Keepers according to the Alzheimer’s website is “The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. Since 1989, this all age, all-ability walk has mobilized millions to join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, raising more than $347 million for the cause. Events are held annually in the fall in nearly 600 communities nationwide.”
The Walk this year was held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Citizens Bank Philadelphia. Thousands of family members, professionals and loved ones came out to support the vision of the Alzheimer’s Association “Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s Disease”.
According to the website “The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We provide services to those affected by Alzheimer's; advocate for policy change and research funding; and advance research toward prevention, brain health treatment and a cure. Our organization has offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C., and chapter affiliates nationwide that serve the needs of those living with Alzheimer's every day. The Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter serves
Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Have questions? Our Helpline is always available. Call 800-272-3900.” For more information on Alzheimer Association, click HERE.
All information in this blog in regards to the Alzheimer’s Association was taken from their website and any copied information was placed in quotations and identified as so.