Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group Supports Massachusetts Annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk

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Members of the Massachusetts senior housing company Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group, are raising funds and participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Massachusetts Chapter annual Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, September 29 at the DCR Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth, MA.

The Promise Garden at the 2011 Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are currently 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease.

Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group, a leading senior health services organization in Massachusetts, specializing in Alzheimer’s and memory care, is once again supporting the Massachusetts/New Hampshire annual Alzheimer’s Association 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s™. The Welch Group’s seven teams, made up of members of the South Shore-based senior housing and healthcare services company, are raising funds and participating in the annual Alzheimer’s Association’s Massachusetts Chapter Walk on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the DCR Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The formal Program begins at 9:30 am and the walk starts at 10:00 am. The Welch Group, a $2,500 Promise Garden Corporate sponsor, provides Alzheimer’s care, assisted living memory care and adult day memory care services to residents throughout the South Shore.

Event: 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's South Shore Walk - Plymouth, MA
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Location: DCR Pilgrim Memorial State Park, Water Street, Plymouth, MA
Time: Formal Program begins at 9:30 am; Walk begins at 10:00 am

According to the Alzheimer’s Association there are currently 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s estimated that by 2050 up to 16 million individuals will be diagnosed with the disease. Funds raised for the walk will be used to increase awareness of the disease and to support care and research. Held annually, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ includes more than 600 communities nationwide, bringing people of all ages together --- family, friends, co-workers --- to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.

Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group Alzheimer’s & Memory Care communities include:

Allerton House Memory Care at Proprietors Green, Marshfield, MA
Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Weymouth, MA
Duxbury House Alzheimer’s Care Center, Duxbury, MA
Hancock Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Quincy, MA
Harbor House Adult Day Memory Care Program, Hingham, MA
Harbor House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Hingham, MA
John Scott House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Braintree, MA
Beachwood Program at Providence House, Brighton, MA

Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group is a trusted family-owned senior services company. For over 60 years, the Welch Group has been a leading provider of rehabilitation, skilled nursing, Alzheimer’s and Memory Care, assisted living and independent living options, adult day health and home care services in Massachusetts. To learn more visit http://www.welchhrg.com

To learn more about Alzheimer’s disease visit: http://www.alz.org/manh or to find a Walk near you.

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