Almost a year ago, my dad was dignosed with Alzheimer's. Since that moment, I have tried to learn all I can about this devastating illness, worked to spread awareness and advocate for research for a cure.

One of the ways you can help in the fight against Alzheimers is to to participate in the Evansville Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 15.

The Evansville Walk to End Alzheimer’s is put on by the Alzheimers Association.

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, 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. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

My family has used the resources offered to the families of the victims of Alzheimer's. The help we have received in invaluable. Alzheimer's effects so many people and will change a family forever. I encourage you to be a part of this amazing walk.

Take a look a video I found where an Alzheimers patient answers questions about her illness. Kids are asking the questions.

A few more videos about Alzheimers and why this walk is so important!

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Register for the Evansville Walk to End Alzheimers, Sept, 15th, today!!