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THE VILLAGE AT NORTHRISE RAISES MORE THAN $15,000 FOR ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®1/15/2019
[Las Cruces, NM] – The Village at Northrise, a 16-acre Genesis HealthCare Continuing Care Community located at 2884 N. Roadrunner Parkway in Las Cruces, New Mexico, announced today that it raised more than $15,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. The Village at Northrise community provides senior living, skilled nursing and independent living services and includes a 24-bed specialized Alzheimer’s Care Program.
Over 40 participants from The Village at Northrise joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. For their achievement, The Village at Northrise will be presented with a trophy for being 1 of the 2 teams to raise over $10,000 within Genesis. The Village at Northrise raised the second most funds of any of the more than 400 Genesis HealthCare centers nationwide. Genesis HealthCare raised over $165,000 company-wide.
“I was inspired by The Village at Northrise and Genesis HealthCare participants nationwide joining in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” said Chief Executive Officer George V. Hager, Jr. “With the funds raised, the Alzheimer’s Association will be able to provide much needed education, support services and care to families affected by this devastating disease, as well as fund critically-needed Alzheimer’s research.”
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease – the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 16 million family members and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The dedication of The Village at Northrise and Genesis HealthCare will help the Alzheimer’s Association continue to move forward with its vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.
Genesis HealthCare is dedicated to improving the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion.
About Genesis HealthCare
Genesis Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: GEN) is a holding company with subsidiaries that, on a combined basis, comprise one of the nation's largest post-acute care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living communities in 29 states nationwide. Genesis subsidiaries also supply rehabilitation and respiratory therapy to approximately 1,500 healthcare providers in 46 states, the District of Columbia and China. References made in this release to "Genesis," "the Company," "we," "us" and "our" refer to Genesis Healthcare, Inc. and each of its wholly-owned companies. Visit our website at www.genesishcc.com.
Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s®. Visit alz.org® or call 800.272.3900.