Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease.
In 2013, Alzheimer’s will cost the nation $203 billion. This number is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050.
Those are great reasons to participate in the Greater Richmond Chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 5, 2013. But the are more great reasons too.
- It’s a one or three mile course – your choice!
- Dogs and strollers welcome
- It’s family friendly and fun
- You’re doing something great for others!
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 3 locations in the Greater Richmond Chapter region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. The October 5th event is right here in Richmond.