GENESIS HEALTHCARE AFFILIATES RAISE OVER $140,000 AS A NATIONAL TEAM FOR ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®2/7/2023
Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Largest Fundraiser Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research
[KENNETT SQUARE, PA] – 90 teams affiliated with Genesis joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. Participants for the National Team raised over $140,000 to fund Alzheimer's Association care, support and research programs. Genesis affiliates continue to add to their lifetime achievement level of $2,000,000+ for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
“I am continually inspired by Genesis participants joining in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” said Chief Operating Officer, Melissa Powell. “This year, Genesis also made a $25,000 donation so 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 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease – a leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 11 million family members and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The dedication of Genesis affiliates helps the Alzheimer’s Association continue to move forward with its vision of a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.
Genesis affiliates care for seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia on a daily basis. More than 50 affiliated facilities have dedicated, secured Memory Support units specializing in the care of residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
About Genesis HealthCare
Genesis HealthCare is a holding company with subsidiaries that, on a combined basis, provide services to skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living communities. The Company also specializes in contract rehabilitation therapy, respiratory therapy, physician services, staffing services and accountable care. 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 a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia®. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.