I'm walking to help reclaim the future for millions. By participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, I'm committed to raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research, care and support.
I'm also walking to honor my late grandmother, Emma Dell Amason. My grandmama was born in 1910 in rural Georgia. She was the only one out of her 12 brothers and sisters to attend college. She was a smart, determined woman who followed her dreams of getting an education and becoming a teacher. She was the mother to four children and grandmother to six.
My grandmama and I had a special bond. She had such a kind heart and a gentle soul. I am forever thankful for the time I got to spend with her, even when she could no longer remember who I was. She is the reason I Walk to End Alzheimer's. Her spirit, her faith and her love of family instilled in me a passion to fight for my own future. She taught me to follow my dreams and to stand up for what I believe in.
Currently, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050. Our future is at risk unless we can find a way to change the course of this disease.
I need your support to do my part! Please make a donation to help the Alzheimer's Association advance research into methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure for Alzheimer's. For the millions already affected by the disease, the Association offers care, education, support and resources in communities nationwide.
Thank you for joining the movement! The end of Alzheimer's disease starts with you.
Thank you for helping us advance Alzheimer's support, care and research!
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