Alzheimer is a mental disease which has both the people and doctors concerned. Special associations are trying to raise awareness about the disease, and they use different methods in order to achieve their goal. This is why this might not be the first time you hear about the walk to end Alzheimer’s.
The walk to end Alzheimer’s is one of the methods that the community thought about when it comes to letting the world know what some people are going through. It is an event that happens each year, and as far as the 2016 edition is concerned, it will take place in September.
The annual walk is held on different dates, according to the state the participants come from. You can be a participant as well since the association is always willing to find new people to count on. You can also try to contact the local community that is in charge of the event, or you can sign up online. All you have to do is join them and walk together along a path which we all hope will lead to the discovery of a proper cure.
All the funds raised from the event go to the Alzheimer’s Association. They are allotted to further research, nursing, and support for the patients and their families.
Organizers expect as many participants as possible. They are aware of the fact that only a strong, numerous community could bring a change. They are all very dedicated to their cause, as it is growing concern of communities worldwide. Their noble cause could help many families in need.
The Alzheimer’s Association was founded more than thirty years ago, in 1980. Ever since people at the organization tried to do their best to help patients who suffered from this terrible disease. The walk to end Alzheimer’s is only one of the actions they take in benefit of the patients. They also lead other campaigns which promote a healthy lifestyle and mental well-being. They also have other projects through which they intend to raise money for patients and their families.
Researchers and doctors are struggling with finding a proper treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. However, they only came up with experimental strategies so far, but it is true that some of them turn out to be quite efficient. For the moment, doctors are satisfied with finding methods to slow down the disease or stop it from advancing.
Image courtesy of: Vimeo