November is the National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month
This past October 18th Get Healthy Heights participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is the world’s largest event to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
The walk was a fun two mile walk through Riverside Park, open to people of all ages. Nearly 4,000 people came out to support the cause, including some of our Northern Manhattan community members as part of the Get Healthy Heights team.
This is Moraima Matos, a community resident who attended our Alzheimer’s health lecture in September during Healthy Aging Month and joined the Get Healthy Heights team during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Walkers had a chance to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and the services available to people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Walkers could also write a message on the Memory Wall, as one of our smaller team members was doing here.