Kim Henrichs-Suey believes people do some-more than lift supports by holding partial in an annual event.
They assistance lift recognition of Alzheimer’s disease.
This month, residents will take partial in a Fifth Annual Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Memory Walk during Midland University. Registration for a annual eventuality starts during 9 a.m. with a tangible travel commencement during 10 a.m. The open is invited.
“We’re going to travel around a campus,” pronounced Henrichs-Suey, co-chairperson of a event. “They (participants) can do as many laps as they want.”
In addition, a eventuality will embody face painting, refreshments, drawings for a accumulation of prizes, song and entertaining by a Midland pep rope and cheerleaders. Rosenbach Warrior Training Branch will yield a martial humanities demonstration.
The eventuality also will embody a margin of pinwheels – representing a forget-me-not flower – a central flower for Alzheimer’s.
Those who wish to benefaction in respect or in memory of someone might do so and have that person’s name put on one of a pinwheel flowers.
“We will have a margin of flowers,” Henrichs-Suey said. “It will assistance uncover how many people are influenced by Alzheimer’s.
The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. Around a world, approximately 18 million people have this terminal, on-going mind disorder. If no heal is grown and benefaction race trends continue, as many as 16 million Americans might have a illness by a year 2050.
It is a sixth heading means of genocide among adults.
Each year, approximately 150 people take partial in internal Alzheimer’s walk, scheduled to final until noon.
The idea is to lift $30,000 this year. Funds lifted go toward a Fremont Area Community Foundation for Alzheimer’s research, preparation and caregiver support.
Henrichs-Suey remarkable 60 percent of a supports lifted go to research. Part of that went for investigate conducted during a University of Nebraska Medical Center final year.
Area residents are speedy to attend in a walk. Those who have a desired one with Alzheimer’s illness can find brotherhood among others in a same situation.
“It’s a gentle place for people to open adult and find support,” Henrichs-Suey said. “We have a businessman tent, that has resources for families traffic with Alzheimer’s and there’s intercourse among a people who attend a event.”
Besides portion as a fundraiser, a eventuality is designed to lift recognition of a disease, that eventually takes a life of a chairman who has it.
“It’s a illness that takes divided so much,” Henrichs-Suey said. “We’re fighting for investigate so we can contend we have survivors. It is a depot illness.”
The Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Walk is presented by Nye Senior Services, Fremont Area Medical Center and Valmont and is upheld by a community, including countless internal corporate and particular sponsors.
For some-more information on how to donate, to participate, to assistance or with any event-related questions, hit Henrichs-Suey during 402-753-2078 or Kathy Kirby during 402-721-9224.