Maratona Alzheimer and Fondo
Alzheimer 360°: safety in numbers.
question cannot be approached in an individual, restricted and partial way. The
extent of the issue requires our goals to be shared, that is to say an ever-more
choral effort and an effective work method.
to find solutions to Alzheimer's is a race that must be run every day, all
The marathon -
organised in collaboration with some web crowdfunding initiatives - will be
run, first of all, by the supportive
runners that joined the project. They will take part in several competitions
all around Italy (among them Semptember's Martaona Alzheimer), wearing our
colours; it represents a race toward the finish line that all of us can run, inside
our associations and with the purpuse of finding new itinerary partners within the
civil society and within the communication field or institutions.
find Alzheimer's a solution, in order to better patients and their families'
lives, means facing the issue from all points of view, combinining assistance, prevention and scientific
Alzheimer 360° has been conceived exactly with that purpuse:
its main objective is to gather resources, year after year, that will be
donated to the marathon promoter association and to the ones that joined the
initiative, according to criteria previously established by a proper steering
have been successfull, now it is necessary to continue setting new goals. The
aims we fixed for the second year of "Fondo" are:
- Assistance: Amici
di Casa Insieme's local activities
- Prevention: development
of an advanced wellness laboratory model, carried out by Amici di Casa
Insieme and put at all fund participants' disposal.
- Research: creation
of a scolarship in favour of ONLUS
"Iret Foundation", that is to say a research entity committed to
neurodegenerative diseases, located in Ozzano (Bo).
of objectives represents the main model feature. This model is obtaining great success
at several levels and our current experience states as evidence that it can
Amici di Casa Insieme and Maratona Alzheimer are persuaded that by focussing on these goals it will be
possible to go beyond the fragmentation that slowed down Alzheimer's universe, so
We count on a wide participation at the event,
in order to face Alzheimer's in a 360° way, 365 days a year!