Walking, by Elliot Margolies, www.emargolies.blogspot.com

Thousands of British Columbians will wake up tomorrow, put on their shoes, and walk.

They’re raising money through the Alzheimer’s Society of BC’s Walk for Memories. Funds raised support the society’s community programs.

The event’s signature activity and timing create an intriguing, synergistic combination.

Scheduled for the last Sunday in January, Walk for Memories comes on the heels of the week containing “the most depressing day of the year.” According to calculations first done in 2005 as a publicity stunt for a British travel agency, we’ve survived 2013’s nadir.

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Sources include:

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada’s report, Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s it all about? Where do we stand in search of a cure?

Alzheimer’s Society of BC

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