Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer’s

EUGENE, Ore. — Around 800 people walked to end Alzheimer’s Sunday afternoon. Event organizers said around 59,000 Oregonians currently have the disease. The Alzheimer’s Association is hoping to raise $65,000 at the walk. So far, they’re about 85% of the way to that goal. “This walk is really important. It’s you know the 6th leading … Continue reading »

Alzheimer’s Walk Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — Local Alzheimer’s caregivers are putting on a fundraiser at Papa’s Pizza on Monday. From 11:00 a.m. until midnight, half the money raised at the Papa’s Pizza on Coburg Road will help fund next weekend’s Alzhemier’s walk. All you have to do is mention the Alzheimer’s walk when buying your pizza. The money … Continue reading »

Bracelet Helps Locate Adults Who Wander

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is also looking for candidates for a life-saving program. Do you know someone who tends to wander? Perhaps a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease? You may qualify for Project Lifesaver. John Miller with Lane County Search and Rescue joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Missing Corvallis Man Found

UPDATE (6:25 p.m. Tuesday): Police told KEZI 9 News that someone in Monroe called the Lane County Sheriff’s Office about finding Mark Ponte on Highpass Road just south of Monroe.┬áCorvallis PD is on its way to pick him up. They’re not sure yet how he got there, but they say he is safe. UPDATE (6:08 … Continue reading »