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MEDIA RELEASE: Walk the Talk! Sign up for the Walk for Alzheimer’s

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Walk the Talk! Sign up for the Walk for Alzheimer’s

Be a voice for change and fundraise for Alzheimer’s and other dementias

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Sudbury, ON – April 12, 2017 – Three out of four Canadians know someone with dementia. It touches many homes in every community. But four out of four Canadians can take action.

What can you do? On Sunday, June 11, 2017 take part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s in Sudbury, Espanola or North Bay. You can start raising funds now, by registering online a twww.walkforalzheimers.ca  or pick up a pledge form at your local society. 

The Walk for Alzheimer’s is the Society’s biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. All monies raised stay in your community where they’re needed most. When you join a Walk, you will be supporting essential programs and services that help people with dementia and their caregivers live better today.

To register for a Walk for Alzheimer’s near you or if you simply want to donate online, get started at www.walkforalzheimers.ca .

 

Last year, thousands of enthusiastic walkers raised $4.7 million across Canada. This year, we want to beat that goal and hit $5 million.

 

With more than 25,000 Canadians diagnosed with dementia each year and no cure yet, the need to support people with dementia and their caregivers, has never been greater. 


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