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2019 Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:00am
JONESBORO- The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place on Saturday- October 5, 2019 in downtown Jonesboro. Nearly 400 people from the Northeast Arkansas area are expected at this year's event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease.
On Walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease with Promise Flowers during the poignant Promise Garden Ceremony- a moving display of hope to represent personal reasons participants join together to fight Alzheimer's.
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease- the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 16 million family members and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. In Arkansas alone, there are more than 66,000 people living with the disease.
Particiapants can join a team or register to walk as an individual at alz.org/walk