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Thousands of central Kentuckians expected to participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday

Thousands of Lexington area residents will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Aug. 26

Last year, the event raised $224,000, contributing to more than $82.5 million raised nationwide for care, support, and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer’s.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s participants will learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, and support programs and services. Walk participants also honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. on Aug. 26 with the Welcome and Promise Garden Ceremony set for 9:45 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. at the Fayette County Courthouse on 120 North Limestone.

To start or join a team, click here.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the 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.

From Alzheimer’s Association

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