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Walk to end Alzheimer’s
Registration at 8am; Ceremony at 9am; Walk at 9:30am
Riverside Inn is participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End
Alzheimer’s because we are committed to raising awareness and funds for
Alzheimer’s care, support, and research— but we need your help! Join our
team Saturday, October 27th at Panther Park or you can help us reach our
fundraising goal by making a donation today? Visit our personal fundraising
page to make a secure, tax-deductible donation or download and print the
paper form on my page to mail in with a check. All donations benefit the
Alzheimer’s Association — and every dollar makes a difference in this fight.
Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!
Thank you for your support.
Join our team or donate today! Our page: http://act.alz.org/goto/Riversideinnmemorycare
Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s
disease, the most common form of dementia. Today there are
approximately 220,000 Texas seniors living with Alzheimer’s. Sadly,
Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are the sixth leading cause of
death. Some individuals are in the early stage of the disease, and their
families are still recovering from the shock of the diagnosis. Other
individuals have been struggling with the disease for years, and their
family members are exhausted and feel powerless to halt or slow the
march of the disease. The burden dementia places on families is
unimaginable. In 2016, 590,000 Caregivers in Texas provided over 671
million hours of care for their loved ones. We want to support these
family caregivers and help community leaders and professional
caregivers better understand the toll dementia takes on an individual.