A walk to raise awareness and money for research into Alzheimer's disease is next month at Hawthorne Park in Medford.

A walk to raise awareness and money for research into Alzheimer's disease is next month at Hawthorne Park in Medford.

The annual Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.

In 2008 the Oregon Memory Walk raised $377,061, contributing to more than $38 million raised by Champions nationwide, for care and support of those impacted and research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's.

To start a team or make a donation, contact the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/memorywalk or 774-9348.

— Staff reports