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Walk To End Alzheimer’s Moving To Madera County

The Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s is excited to announce that in 2021 the Walk will be live and moving to Madera County.

FRESNO, CA. – 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 programs. The Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on September 18th at Tesoro Viejo.

“We are thrilled to host the Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Tesoro Viejo,” said Brent McCaffrey, president of Tesoro Viejo.  “Health and wellness are the cornerstones of Tesoro Viejo, and we are pleased to help raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease while providing a fun and healthy event where participants can enjoy the natural beauty of the community.”

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The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is moving forward with plans to host the event in person this fall. The health and safety of participants, volunteers and staff remain the Association’s top priorities while continuing to monitor the pandemic and make decisions about event details in local communities. While planning to gather in person, the Alzheimer’s Association will continue to offer options to participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s online and in neighborhoods across the country.

This year the Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s is also excited to announce their new presenting sponsor Paintbrush Assisted Living and Memory Care.

“Paintbrush is so proud to support the Alzheimer’s community and sponsor this year’s fundraising efforts,” stated Frank Bigelow and Kristi Mattes.  “Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are a key focus within our community, where we believe everyone deserves a life lived with purpose and dignity, to its fullest potential.”

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease – a leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 11 million family members and friends provide care to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

To register and receive the latest updates on this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, visit: alz.org/walk.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

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. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s Association®

The Alzheimer’s Association is a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

 

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