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Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Heritage Park

1581 North Chaparral Street

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Martha Moseley, Community Outreach Specialist,361.445.9764, mamoseley@alz.org

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®2017

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

Corpus Christi, TX September 9th - The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on 9/9/2017 at Heritage Park in Corpus Christi. Nearly 800 people from the Coastal Bend are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

Walk participants will complete a 2 mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Participants will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease.

In Texas alone, there are more than 350,000 people living with the disease and 1.3 million caregivers. In the United States, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in and the only disease among the top 10 causes that cannot be cured, prevented or even slowed. Additionally, more than 15 million family and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Register today. Sign up as a Team Captain, join a team or register to walk as an individual at alz.org/walk.

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