Rushville Republican

Health

August 6, 2013

Alzheimer's Walk seeks sponsors and walkers

The First Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s in Knightstown is being held Sept. 7 in conjunction with the Knightstown Hoosier Fall Festival. Home Helpers is looking for potential sponsors to partner with in order to carry out this event. Sponsorship levels are available for Gold at $150 or Silver for $75. Every year one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia. This disease can cause great stress and anxiety among family members. The Alzheimer’s Association promotes research and provides resources, training and education for the public and healthcare professionals. All proceeds from the walk with benefit The Alzheimer’s Association of Indiana.

The Walk for Alzheimer’s will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 7 on Knightstown’s National Road Heritage Trail off of 40 just east of Knightstown. For directions go to www.hchcin.org/nrhtr.html. Entry fee $15. Mail name, address and phone with s-xxl t-shirt size and entry fee to Alzheimer’s Walk, P.O. Box 146, Knightstown, IN 46148. Contact: 800-340-7231.

Since their founding in 1997, Home Helpers’ goal has always been to provide the best home care to those in need of a caring, helping hand. What began as a simple idea – making life easier, one person at a time – has grown and evolved over the years.

Home Helpers is now supporting clients and families in more than 600 communities across North America, providing in home care services to seniors, new and expectant mothers, working parents and those requiring continuing and recuperative care.

As one of the nation’s leading senior care providers, their mission is to become the most trusted and respected provider of comprehensive home care services and support for you and your loved ones, empowering you to remain independent in your homes and communities. Each office is an independently owned and operated franchise.

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