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Exciting announcement: Beginning in 2019, funds raised for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® and The Longest Day® will count towards the overall NARFE total fundraising goal. The funds raised during Walk to End Alzheimer's, while counting toward to the overall goal, will go to work in your community to help address the immediate needs of people facing this disease. This great news means that all of your hard work not only benefits your individual team; you also will help NARFE meet its goal to raise $14 million for the Alzheimer's Association by the end of 2020. Last year more than 500,000 people participated in Walk to End Alzheimer's, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. See below for more details.
Register for the NARFE Walk team
Register now to join the national NARFE Walk team! This inspiring event welcomes people of all ages and abilities to join in the fight and raise funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This is a great opportunity to connect with NARFE members in your area who share your commitment in ending this disease while helping NARFE reach its total 2020 goal of $14 million! Register today!
Additional exercise may help reduce brain aging
Results of a new study add to growing evidence that lifestyle is an important part of staying healthy in body and mind, and that even light exercise can benefit your brain. Researchers found that every hour of light exercise in addition to recommended weekly levels of more intense activity reduced brain aging by roughly a year. The scientists cautioned, however, that while the results show a link, they don't prove that physical activity keeps the brain healthy. Learn more.

Long-distance Alzheimer's caregiving can be challenging
Many families are geographically spread apart and aren't always able to provide hands-on care for a person living with Alzheimer's or another dementia. While living at a distance can complicate caregiving, we have resources to help. Learn more.
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