Saturday, August 15, 2009

Iowans Walking To Beat Alzheimer's Disease

September will once again be the time for the Alzheimer's Association annual Memory Walk to cure Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's Disease is a degenerative disease that attacks the brain. It is always fatal and there is no cure. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the nation's leading group battling the disease, at least 5.3 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's. These 5.3 million people all have families dealing with the disease too, including mine.

That's why I'm participating in the 2009 Alzheimer's Association Cedar Rapids Iowa Memory Walk (September 26th). I hope that you can sponsor me with a tax-deductible donation to the Association. I know that times are hard, but every dollar you can contribute helps. To donate online, please CLICK HERE. (Or below the graphic to the far right.)

If you would like to participate in or volunteer to help at a Memory Walk in your area, click here for a list of events in Iowa.

Together we can beat Alzheimer's.

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