Alzheimer’s Association To Hold Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept 16

Southington, CT – The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter is holding its annual New London Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 16th at Ocean Beach Park., 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT.    This family-friendly event includes a 2 mile walk as well as light refreshments.     All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.
Registration will begin at 8am on September 16th, with the official ceremony beginning at 9:00am.  Participants are encouraged to pre-register by going to or by calling 860-887-3593
The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter estimates there are more than 75,000 people in Connecticut with Alzheimer’s disease and a growing population of early onset Alzheimer’s in the state.  There are 177,000 caregivers who provide more than 201 million hours of unpaid care each year to family, friends and colleagues.   Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death and the only one of the top ten that has no way to be slowed, stopped or prevented.  There is no cure.
For information about this event, contact Seana Dyer, at or 860-887-3593.

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The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. It is the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research. The Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Visit or call 800-272-3900.