According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease afflicts more than 5 million Americans every year and is the sixth-leading cause of death.
In July, the Screen Actors Guild National Board voted unanimously to support and encourage its members to join members of AFTRA and Actors’ Equity in a tri-union show of strength to combat this terrible disease in walks happening across the country this fall.
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s, organized by the Alzheimer’s Association, aims to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Click here to find a walk in your area.
In Los Angeles, New York City, Washington D.C. and Hollywood, Florida, join the tri-union team, We Take Care of Our Own — Actors Unite to End Alzheimer’s, organized by fellow union member Nancy Daly. To find out why Nancy is walking, click here to read her personal story.
Los Angeles, Sunday, October 9
New York City, Sunday, October 23
Washington D.C., Saturday, November 5
Hollywood, Fla., Saturday, November 5
Call SAG Special Projects at (323) 549-6447 for more information.