CONTACT: Salli Bollin, Executive Director, 419-537-1999, [email protected], or Beth Wong, [email protected], www.alz.org/nwohio
WHAT: Hundreds of Toledo area residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. In 2014 area communities throughout the nation helped raise more than $67 million for care, support, and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer’s.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s participants will learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, and support programs and services. Walk participants also honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony.
WHEN: Sunday, October 18, 2105
9:30 a.m. Registration/Check In
11:30 a.m. Opening ceremony
12:00 p.m. Walk begins
WHERE: University of Toledo, Health Education Building
About the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s:
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.