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Embrace Autism and Walk for Alzheimer's at Branson this October

Date: 2019-09-09 12:00:00 am

Embrace Autism and Walk for Alzheimer's at Branson this October


Titanic Museum welcomes families with autism on October 5, 2019, from 8:30 am to 12:00 CDT. As one of the October activities in Branson, the autism event at the Titanic Museum is inviting everyone to participate in the event especially family members with autism. On other occasions, families are also invited to walk for Alzheimer’s at the world’s largest event at Branson this October to raise awareness about the condition.

Families with autism are welcome to enjoy the great atmosphere onboard the Titanic ship before it is open to the public. Titanic Museum is a popular attraction in Branson with great historical background and features an educational setting that is both welcoming and inclusive for people with autism and their families. This amazing museum is pleased to provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce this historic museum to children of families with autism.

Walk for Alzheimer’sAnother event to be held this October in Branson is the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” at Branson Tri-Lakes Area on Saturday, October 5, 2019. As one of the inspiring October activities in Branson, the event is 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. This inspiring event invites people of all ages and children of families with autism to join the fight against the disease.

For those who want to participate in “Walk for Alzheimer’s”, your dollars to fund the cause will fuel the event’s mission, and your participation in the event can help change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, adaptable tools and support to help participants reach their fundraising objectives. While it is not free to register in the event, participants are encouraged to fundraise to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

On taking the first step, you need to find a “Walk for Alzheimer’s” in your community. The second step is to register and when you’re done with it, you will have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join the event and lead the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor. By working together, there’s a big chance that we can end Alzheimer’s disease.

The following are the few easy steps to participate in the event. You need to open your eyes, find a Walk in your community, a pen, register as a team captain, team member or individual. Bring some dollars. Then you are ready to start fundraising and raising awareness. But you need to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and fundraising.

Alzheimer’s disease is an epidemic and no cure. Between 2000 and 2017, deaths from this disease have increased 145 percent – two-thirds are women. One in three senior citizens dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million Americans are living with the disease.

The United States has more than 16 million caregivers to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In the U.S. someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 65 seconds. In 2018, the more than 16 million caregivers provided an estimated 18.5 billion hours of unpaid care, a contribution to the country valued at more than $234 billion. Alzheimer's disease will cost the United States $290 billion in the current year. This number is projected to rise to more than $1.1 trillion.

Together with the volunteers and participants to the event, we can end Alzheimer's disease. When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars can help our mission-related initiatives of care, support, and research. Every dollar you contribute benefits those affected by Alzheimer’s disease in your community.

As a global organization, the Alzheimer’s Association is working to advance care, support and research across the world. From person-to-person support to online education programs and promising worldwide research initiatives, the money you contribute makes a difference in the lives of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

If you are passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer’s disease, then get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s? You can join your local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee and help the movement to grow to end Alzheimer’s disease.

As inspiring October activities in Branson, Autism Event at the Titanic Museum and the Walk for Alzheimer’s at Branson Tri-Lakes Area are organized to raise awareness to people affected with autism and Alzheimer’s disease.

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