On World Alzheimer's Day, Tuesday, September 21, most people with Alzheimer's disease won't be able to participate in an Alzheimer's Association [Memory Walk] (http://www.alz.org/memorywalk). But they directly benefit from events like these being held around the world.
That's because World Alzheimer's Day events are meant not only to raise funds for research but to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and people with Alzheimer's disease. That makes this World Alzheimer's Day an opportunity for each of us to think about what messages we'd like to give to those who aren't yet affected by this living tragedy called Alzheimer's.
So here are three facts about Alzheimer's that I want the whole world to know:
1. Alzheimer's is not an inevitable effect of aging.
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