New Haven Walk to End Alzheimer’s held Sunday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Thousands of people came out to Lighthouse Point on Sunday to raise awareness and support for Alzheimer’s Disease.

It was a gorgeous day for the New Haven Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The annual event is held nationwide in more than 600 communities.

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Individuals and teams raise money that goes toward Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

The annual walk began back in 1989, and many people have been making it a yearly tradition to attend.

There are more than 75,000 people in Connecticut living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and more than 170,000 people caring for them.

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