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Walk to End Alzheimer's returns to Dane County

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

On Wednesday, Kari Paterson, Executive Director of the South Central Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about the event.

Over a thousand people, including WKOW's Brandon Taylor are planning to take part in Madison's walk, taking place at Memorial High School on Sunday, October 2.

This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.  Funding will go toward  research efforts and support for those impacted by Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.

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