2024 Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory

10 A.M. REGISTRATION OPENS & CELEBRATION BEGINS!

Check in and pick up souvenir incentive items, including your 2024 commemorative Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory t-shirt. Enjoy Live Music and FREE Food. Visit Alzheimer’s Q& A to honor your loved ones, Paws for the Cause area with your furry friends, and Fun Zone for special activities for kids. Join hundreds in the celebration leading up to the walk, which is considered symbolic and even optional.

10:45 A.M. OPENING CEREMONIES

11:30 A.M. WALK RIBBON CUTTING

Route Length:

Approximately 1 mile,  though many consider the actual walk symbolic and optional.

Fees:

There is no set fee to participate in the Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory, but everyone is encouraged to FUNdraise and make a personal donation.

Highights: The Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory is Family & Pet Friendly!

Why Walk?

  1. Honor Your Loved One and Be a WalkStarAlzheimer’s Tennessee recognizes three important groups of WalkStars at the Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory. Paying tribute to our Tennessee heritage, they are represented by the state’s Tri-Stars and help to remind all of us why we walk. Choose the color that best describes your connection to the cause.Purple = You are passionate about supporting the cause and the vision to Make Alzheimer’s A Memory.

    Orange = You are caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and are the guiding lights for our loved ones.

    White = someone living with Alzheimer’s and dementia who inspires all of us.

  2. Incentives — Walk to WIN!Walkers who raise $50+ and sign up by the pre-registration deadline will receive a souvenir t-shirt at the event. Registered walkers who raise $100 or more will also receive a special incentive item at the walk. A third gift from Alzheimer’s Tennessee is awarded on the day of the event to registered walkers who collect $200+.
  3. Your Dollars Support Alzheimer’s Tennessee Programs & Research Initiatives including the following:
    • Family counseling, care-planning, and resource referrals
    • Support groups, Free LOCAL24/7 Helpline, and adult day services
    • Caregiver training and funds to help provide in-home care and meet other needs
    • Advocacy on local, state and national levels to improve dementia care and services; increase access to community-based care; enhance quality care in residential settings; and expand funding for research and public programs serving people with dementia.
    • Alzheimer’s Tennessee Research Connections which provides research funding and connects individuals with clinical trials
    • Healthy-brain education

    Visit www.alzTennessee.org for more information.

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