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More than 150,000 people in Washington State are living with Alzheimer s or Dementia and it s the third leading cause of death in our state. Ann Hunt s husband, Jim, passed away two years ago, after battling Alzheimer s for years. Ann says Jim was the adventurous one in their family. Now she is looking to take a few risks of her own to help raise awareness of Alzheimer s and have fun along the way. Ann visits New Day with Justine Stevens, who helped organize the annual Walk to End Alzheimer s , to share more about the event and how the money raised goes to help various programs and families.

Learn more about the Alzheimer s Association - Western and Central Washington Chapter and the many programs it offers to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's and dementia.

Website: http://www.alz.org/alzwa/

Facebook: Alzheimer's Association - Western and Central Washington Chapter

Here's a list of upcoming Walks to End Alzheimers:

Saturday, September 21 (This is also Alzheimer's Action Day)

Saturday, September 28

Saturday, October 5

Saturday, October 12

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