DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-NEWS BRIEF (101517) WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 15, 2017-THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HELD “THE WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S” AT MEMORIAL GARDENS PARK ON EAST 42ND STREET IN ODESSA.

THE PURPOSE OF THE WALK IS TO BRING AWARENESS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

(TERESA FLOYD, EDWARD JONES-EMPLOYEE)

“THIS A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS 65 YEAR OLDS AND UP MOST COMMONLY. AND, IT IS DEVISTATING FAMILIES. SO, WE’RE LOOKING FOR THAT CURE.”

THE MONEY RAISED FROM THE WALK BENEFITS THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION BY PROVIDING SERVICES AND OTHER TYPES OF SUPPORT TO GAREGIVERS.

(TERESA FLOYD, EDWARD JONES-EMPLOYEE)

“THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION SUPPLIES LOTS OF SUPPLIES. HELP AND ASSISTANCE FOR THE CARE GIVERS.”

THE GOAL OF THE ASSOCIATION IS TO ONE DAY FIND A CURE FOR ALZHEIMER’S.

(TERESA FLOYD, EDWARD JONES-EMPLOYEE)

“ANYONE THAT HAS LOST SOMEONE TO ALZHEIMER’S, KNOWS THAT YOU LOSE THOSE FAMILY MEMBERS TWICE. YOU LOSE THEM TO THE DISEASE, AND YOU LOSE THEM ETERNALY.”

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT THE WEST TEXAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OR ONLINE AT ALZ.ORG.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS

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Author: Danny Barrera