Want To Get Involved? Help End Alzheimer’s!

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is Saturday, October, 2016

This is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Take the first step by finding a Walk near you. Join us and be inspired by all the footsteps that fall into place behind yours. Together, we can end of Alzheimer’s!

What is Dementia?

  • It is a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.
  • It’s an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms
  • Alzheimer’s accounts for 60-80% of all dementia cases.

What is Alzheimer’s?

  • Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.
  • Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.
  • It’s the only top 10 cause of death in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed.
  • Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
  • One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
  • Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.
  • More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease.
  • In the United States someone develops Alzheimer’s every 67 seconds.

This information can be found at http://www.alz.org. For more information visit this wonderful resource to learn more about Alzheimer’s.