Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Walk

Walk to End Alzheimer's walk set for Saturday

The Walk to end Alzheimer's began at Myrick Park.

Walkers started at UPMC Park and followed a two-mile course through downtown Erie.

Over 300 of Owatonna area residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer's disease at the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

It's something one of the organizers says helps bring together the community impacted by Alzheimer's whether they've been personally affected or are supporting the cause.

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in the USA and the only disease among the top 10 causes that can not be cured, prevented or even slowed. Its the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Many say they will not stop walking and fighting until a cure is possible. "All of our committee are volunteers as well, so we're very thankful for that".

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to end Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for the disease.

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