Alzheimer is a kind of terminal or degenerative disease for which there is no known cure but have ways to prevent it. Alzheimer is a common type of dementia. Dementia is a non-specific syndrome in which the areas of cognition may be memory, language and attention. Alzheimer usually afflicts individuals over 65 years old and also young individual. The durations of this disease varies per individual and each of them experiences the symptoms in unique ways. In early stage, the most common symptoms are memory loss, like having difficulties remembering of facts that currently learned. The earliest symptoms of this disease are often to be mistaken as being non-critical forms of stress. Advance symptoms of this disease includes language break down, suffer of her/his senses, anger, mood swings, confusions and long term memory loss.
There are some ways how to manage these diseases to prevent or fight against this. Balanced diet, mental stimulation and exercises are the ways to fight against Alzheimer. Exercising like walking is one of the best ways to move closer to end Alzheimer’s. So guys, I am welcoming you to join Alzheimer's Memory Walk 2008.
The Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. It calls on volunteers of all ages to become champions in the fight against Alzheimer’s. A typical Memory Walk is 2-3 miles walk held on a weekend morning in the fall in more than 600 communities.
By teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Association, you can walk with a purpose and move us closer to a world without Alzheimer’s. Together we can move a nation! Sign up to be a team captain today. Search by State or by chapter and join now.
If you want to buy Memory Walk gear, alz.org/memorywalk/ has online store for caps, mugs, croc charms for shoes (not only for adults but it is also great for your kids) and a lot more.