It's the most common form of dementia with no known
cure or cause. Alzheimer's accounts for about 50% to 80% of
More than 5 million Americans are living with the
disease and the Alzheimer's Association wants those numbers to change.
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is one way to raise awareness and raise
money for research to find a cure. Alzheimer's impacts an individual's
memory, judgement and ability to reason, eventually making them
incapable of caring for themselves. The Alzheimer's Association
encourages people dealing with the disease to use their resources.
The Allen County Walk to End Alzheimer's is scheduled for Saturday, September
21st at Faurot park. Registration starting at 9:30 am with the walk at