Registration open for Memory Walk

LOS ANGELES - Registration is now open to the 17th annual Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk scheduled for Nov. 1 in Downtown Los Angeles.More than 3,000 participants are expected to join the 3-mile walk downtown with the goal of raising $750,000 in support of the Alzheimer's Association. On-site check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. Exhibitors, vendors and sponsors are being sought for the event, which includes food, entertainment, prices and a health-and-fitness expo. Alzheimer's disease is a growing epidemic that is now the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. To register for the walk, visit www.alzla.org/mw or call (323) 930-6228. ********** Published: August 7, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 16