Thousands of people took part in the 23rd annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Manhattan’s Riverside Park yesterday.
Walkers raised $1 million in the fight to find a cure for the disease, which commonly affects people in old age.
Lou-Ellen Barkan, president of the Alzheimer’s Association’s New York City chapter, said: “In less than 40 years, if there is no cure, treatment or prevention, one out of every five New Yorkers will either have this disease or be taking care of someone who does.” Read more
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