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Did you know three out of four Canadians know someone with dementia?
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Registration will begin at 1 p.m. on the day of the walk, September 22, and the walk will start at 1:30 p.m. Those interested in registering or in donating to the walk can visit www.walkforalzheimers.ca.
Trois Canadiens sur quatre connaissent une personne atteinte de la maladie d’Alzheimer ou d’une maladie apparentée. La Marche pour l’Alzheimer du Groupe Investors aura lieu le 22 septembre au Manoir Rockland, 9045, route 17 à Rockland. Pour s’inscrire à la marche, rendez-vous à www.walkforalzheimers.ca. Le jour de la marche, les inscriptions commenceront à 13 h et la marche à 13h30. Ici, des participants de la marche de l’année dernière, qui a aussi eu lieu au Manoir Rockland en septembre 2017.