I'm leading the way to Alzheimer's first survivor by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®. 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.
My father Henry was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia in 1999, two years after his sister was diagnosed with ALZ. My Aunt Josephine passed seven years after my father's passing in 2005. Since their passing, seven more immediate family members have fallen victim to dementia, including our dear Aunt Dolores, in January 2019. Our OneFamily team has supported and witnessed over 20 years their hard-fought journeys and the devastation this disease brings. As the team member, I walk in support of those currently fighting this disease and in memory of my dad Henry, aunts Dolores and Josephine, uncle Bill and extended family members Barbara, Marge, Betty, Hugh, Maureen, and Bettye.
While this year will look different, across the country, over 600 communities will still walk in their neighborhoods, parks, and favorite spots, following CDC guidelines, and raise funds in this fight, This includes the Nashville area on Saturday October 17th, 2020.
Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease. Please make a donation to advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.
Thank you for joining the fight against Alzheimer's!
Thank you for helping advance Alzheimer's support, care and research.
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