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Alzheimer’s walk in Sackets Harbor raises almost $28,000

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More than 200 people gathered with a purpose on Sept. 14 in Sackets Harbor at the 2013 Greater Watertown Walk To End Alzheimer’s and raised nearly $28,000 to support Alzheimer’s research and support services. They united in an effort to defeat a disease that is the nation’s costliest to care for and its sixth-leading cause of death in America.

We heard from a courageous woman living with the disease. Bonnie Docteur of Cape Vincent told all of us that while the disease has affected her life, it has not silenced her.

As the number of people diagnosed with a form of dementia continues to grow, the Alzheimer’s Association is here every step of the way, 24 hours a day, at 800-272-3900 and alz.org.

Your generosity brings us one step closer to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.

Catherine James

Syracuse

The writer is the CEO, Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter.

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