The Memory Walk second edition will take place on 23rd September 2012 in the Caxias Bay, Portugal, in the context of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.
The event will consist in a 6 km walking tour of Caxias (Oeiras), and end up in the Bay. Throughout the day, there will be lessons and activities, physical exercise classes, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol and glucose analysis, as well as an information hot spot of Alzheimer Portugal, available to all attendants.
The Memory Walk will be open to all generations, so that grandchildren, parents and grandparents may share a convivial activity and healthy lifestyle be promoted through social interaction.
The aim of the event is to raise awareness about dementia and its early symptoms, so as to increase the quality of life of patients and caregivers.
Alzheimer Portugal |
Alzheimer Portugal is the only organization in Portugal, nationwide, specifically established to promote quality of life of people with dementia and their families and caregivers. It actively participates in European and global campaigns trying to gather and disseminate the latest knowledge about Alzheimer's disease, promoting its study, the investigation of its causes, effects, prevention and treatment.
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