Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly will chair the Carbon County Alzheimer's Memory Walk for the 10th consecutive year.

This year's event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Heritage Hill.

Registration for the walk is at 9 a.m. The three-mile walk through the picturesque borough of Weatherly begins at 10 a.m. For those who cannot participate in the walk, there will be other fundraising events at Heritage Hill from 9 a.m. until noon. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association.

Please show your community support by joining organizers at Heritage Hill to get a step closer to finding a cure. For more information, to sponsor a walker, or to get a team of friends together and walk for a great cause, call Lisa Marie at (570) 427-4500.

Alzheimer's is a disease that has affected over 5 million Americans and causes them to behave erratically, becoming disoriented and forgetful. The Alzheimer's Association provides vital programs that include: family caregiver training, support group assistance, Safe Return program, telephone information and referral, and professional in-service programs.