The Alzheimer’s Association 20th annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s® will take place on Sunday, November 4 at Century Park (2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067) in Century City, Los Angeles. More than 3,000 people from throughout Los Angeles County are expected to participate in this year’s walk to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Steve Edwards of FOX 11’s “Good Day LA” will celebrate his 17th year as host of the event, which includes a 5K walk, live entertainment, refreshments and a health-and-wellness expo. Alzheimer’s Champions from sports and entertainment will attend.
To start a team, volunteer or make a donation, contact the Alzheimer’s Association atwww.alz.org/socal or (800) 272-3900.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research programs. Held annually in hundreds of communities across the country, this inspiring event calls on volunteers of all ages to become Champions in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Champions include those living with the disease, families, caregivers, businesses, and community leaders who actively support Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Since 1989, Walk To End Alzheimer’s participants across the United States have raised more than $430 million for the cause.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information visit www.alz.org.