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June 26, 2013   

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You can take steps to help end Alzheimer's disease

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Join the cause by finding a Walk near you, creating a team or registering as an individual, and starting your fundraising. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.
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The Longest Day® teams pay tribute to those affected by Alzheimer's

On June 21, hundreds of teams challenged themselves from sunrise to sunset to raise money (over $900,000) and awareness to fight Alzheimer's as part of The Longest Day. Among the efforts were a day-long run at a high school track, bridge games sponsored by American Contract Bridge League, a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro and non-stop dancing at a Rolling Stones concert.
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The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to everyone affected by Alzheimer's. Call us toll-free anytime, day or night, at 800.272.3900 for confidential care consultation and help with issues related to the disease that families face every day.
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