Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 26 September 2007 06:13
|The Mid-Kansas Memory Walk team: (from left) Karen Miles, Esther Pankratz, Lori Klein, Judi Burkett, Vicki Hoffer, Dyana Schaeffer, Marsha Hills, and Marsha Setzkorn-Meyer|
The Mid Kansas Memory Walk to raise funds in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease is scheduled for Oct. 13 at the Tabor College track in Hillsboro.
The two-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. To register or to find out more about the walk, log on to the Hillsboro Community Medical Center website at www.hcmcks.org.
Or call Marsha Meyer at 947-3114, Judi Burkett at 327-2710 or Vicki Hoffer at 382-2413.
Alzheimer’s disease is not normal aging. It is a progressive, fatal disease. There is no cure.
Today it is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States. Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, including as many as 500,000 individuals under age 65.