Norco, CA – The 25th annual Alzheimer’s Walk4ALZ® Inland Empire presented by Meridian Senior Living will take place Saturday April 21, 2018 at SilverLakes Sports Complex (5555 Hamner Ave, Norco, CA 92880). Local residents and businesses from all over the Inland Empire will participate in this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease.
In addition to the 2-mile sunset walk, walk4ALZ® includes live music from Urban Overdrive, food from the Bacon Nation food truck, games, photo booths and more. Walkers who donate or raise $50 or more prior to the event receive a commemorative T-shirt and free parking. Onsite registration begins at 5p.m., opening ceremonies begin around 6:15p.m., and the walk begins shortly thereafter. 100% of the money raised stays in the Greater Los Angeles area with 20% of proceeds going to local research.
Funds raised at walk4ALZ Inland Empire presented by Meridian Senior Living provide much needed care and support for people touched by the disease throughout Greater Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire, enable efforts to educate the public about Alzheimer’s as a growing public health threat, and fund local research. In California, more than half a million people have Alzheimer’s disease. Experts estimate that someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s every 67 seconds. By mid-century someone will develop Alzheimer’s every 33 seconds.
This year’s walk4ALZ Inland Empire sponsors include Meridian Senior Living, Home Care Assistance, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), KABC-7, OC Elder Law, Right at Home and Wildwood Canyon Villa.
To start a team, donate, or volunteer, contact Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles at: www.alzgla.org/riversidewalk
Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles has 5 offices throughout Los Angeles County. The Inland Empire office is located at 2002 Iowa Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 and serves the local communities. For more information, call 951.241.7878.
About Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles
For 37 years Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles has been serving Greater Los Angeles and the Inland Empire. 100% of funds raised stay local, providing free support and services for individuals and families. Low cost training and education are also offered for professionals. Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles focuses on care, support, advocacy, and local research. Alzheimer’s is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that weakens the memory and other cognitive and emotional functions. For more information, call the Helpline at 844.HELP.ALZ or visit www.alzgla.org.