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A Place for Mom Announces Support in Effort to End Alzheimer's Disease

Nation's Largest Elder Care Referral Service Signs On As National Walk Team.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 25, 2009 -- A Place for Mom, the nation's largest elder care referral service, announced today its commitment to support the Alzheimer's Association as a National Team for the Alzheimer's Association 2009 Memory Walk®.

"A Place for Mom helps over 50,000 families every month in their search for elder care, many who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease," said Pamala Temple, president and CEO of A Place for Mom. "We are participating in over 90 walks nationwide this fall, and are committed to raising funds and awareness to bring an end to such a terrible disease."

Memory Walk is a non-competitive walk held in various cities across the country during summer and fall, bringing together families, friends, caregivers and concerned community members. Since 1989, the Memory Walk has raised more than $250 million to those battling Alzheimer's disease.

A Place for Mom invites anyone interested to walk with one of our local Memory Walk teams. To learn more about participating with A Place for Mom's Team, visit

About A Place for Mom:
A Place for Mom is the nation's largest elder care referral network serving families who are searching for care options for elderly loved ones. A Place for Mom has over 14,000 long-term care communities in its referral network such as assisted living, nursing homes, Alzheimer's care, residential care homes, retirement communities, and home care providers. Families can review detailed information about their local elder care providers online, and get free personal, professional assistance by telephone from one of 300 local eldercare advisors. A Place for Mom's referral network of long-term care providers covers more than 3,000 cities in the U.S. For more information, visit or call 1-866-333-3110.

About The Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; to advocate for policy change; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. For more information, visit

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