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Alzheimer's Assoication Walk Sunday At Bryan Park Sunday
Updated September 22, 2017 6:08 AM
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Hundreds of Monroe and surrounding county residents will unite in a movement to lead the way to Alzheimer's first survivor by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® at Bryan Park Sunday.

In 2016 the Bloomington Walk raised more than $72,000, contributing to more than $82.4 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer's.

Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's Association care, support and research programs. 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.

Registration will begin at Noon with opening ceremony at 1:15 p.m. and the walk immediately following.

Registration is free. Start a team today at alz.org/walk, or call 800-272-3900.

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's care, support and research. In 2016, the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosted 12 Walk to End Alzheimer's events throughout the state, raising more than $1.8 million. 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.

About the Alzheimer's Association®

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. Visit alz.org/indiana or call 800-272-3900.



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