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‘Team Freddi’ is ready to to Walk to to End Alzheimer’s Last year more than 3 000 people gathered at at at at Mizner Park Amphitheater for the the the the Boca Raton Walk to to End Alzheimer’s In light of COVID-19 the the the event will look a a a a a a a a a a a little different this year but that’s not stopping Boca Raton resident Aaron Tell and his his team from walking for a a a a a cure For years Tell has walked with “Team Freddi” in in honor of the aunt he he he he lost to Alzheimer’s disease in in 2018 This year year he he he he said that tradition will live on on “It’s important to to to fundraise because the the funds are are going going towards towards caregivers they’re going going towards towards testing ” he he he he he said “Yes this year is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a little different because the the the Walk is is is anywhere and and everywhere but we’re all still going to to come together as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a team and and honor our aunt the the the same as as if we we we were at Mizner for the Walk ” The Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Association Walk to to End Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is is the the world’s largest event to to raise raise awareness and and funds for Alzheimer’s care support and and research While the the the the fundraiser typically involves large crowds gathering to to to walk together to to to prevent the the the the the spread of of COVID-19 this year’s participants are being encouraged to walk the the the the paths and trails of of their local neighborhoods either individually or or in in in small groups Still time-honored traditions of the the the event will be upheld Via the the the the newly enhanced Walk to End Alzheimer’s app the the the the opening ceremony and Promise Flower presentation honoring the the the reasons participants walk will be delivered to fundraisers’
smartphones tablets and computers The participants to track their their steps follow a a a a a a a a a a a their their Facebook fundraisers and and access other and and resources for all those affected by Alzheimer’s That group according to the the “2020 Alzheimer’s and and Figures Report ” includes the the the 5 8 million million with with the the the disease and and and an an an an additional 16 million million and and friends providing them with with care “In Florida alone there are more than 580 this disease ” noted Boca Raton Walk to to Alzheimer’s Director Stefanie Mardar “Alzheimer’s is is is is is is a a a a a a a a a a a of its own and and as as this disease isn’t waiting the of the pandemic neither are we ” Tell who serves as the retention chair the event said participating in in Walk to to End Alzheimer’s him not only an opportunity to to to honor his aunt a a a a a a a a of belonging to to a a a larger community “It’s a a a a a a community that understands what what you’re through and and what what you’ve been through ” he he he fundraising for for the the same same reason for for the the same same and is a a a a world without Alzheimer’s ” The first survivor of Alzheimer’s is out there the fight for cure Call 800 272 3900 to to make a a a a or or or or more about other opportunities to to give and Join us to to raise awareness and funds to to further the to to Register and form a a a a team for for the Walk to End West Palm Beach or Broward County Visit alz 

































































































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