Businesses Across The Lowcountry Sponsor The Alzheimer’s Association Walk To End Alzheimer’s This Fall

Mom and daughterWalk to End Alzheimer’s is World’s Largest Event Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research

Lowcountry, SC - October 7th, 2020 – Businesses across the Lowcountry of South Carolina are supporting the Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina Chapter as sponsors of the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s events are being held throughout the month of October and November in Bluffton and Charleston. Due to COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging participants to walk as individuals or in small groups wherever they choose on sidewalks, tracks and trails.


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“While our Walks may look different this year, we are grateful to have the steadfast support and leadership of our local business community,” said Cindy Alewine, President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Association SC Chapter. “With this support, the Alzheimer’s Association has continued to provide safe and accessible support services to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers throughout the pandemic, while also supporting critically-needed research.”

Top local sponsors of the Bluffton Walk to End Alzheimer’s include NHC Continuum of Care, Bloom Senior Living, WTOC, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Benton House of Bluffton, Compassus, Encompass, NexMove, and Vineyard Bluffton Assisted Living & Memory Care. The Bluffton Walk will take place on October 31, 2020.

The Charleston Walk to End Alzheimer’s is coming up on November 7, 2020. Its top sponsors include South Carolina Federal Credit Union, All About Seniors, Lowcountry Parrotheads, Bishop Gadsden, Indigo Hall, Roper St Francis Research & Innovation, Senior Living Guide, Care For Life, Comfort Keepers of Mt Pleasant, Summerville
First Citizens Bank, Merrill Gardens, Mount Pleasant Gardens, and Shem Creek Health Center at South Bay.

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease – the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 16 million family members and friends provide care to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

There is still time for businesses to support a local Walk to End Alzheimer’s, even if the official date for the event has passed. To find out more, email walksc@alz.org. For more information and to receive the latest updates on this year’s Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, visit: alz.org/walk.

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer's Association®
The Alzheimer’s Association is a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

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