PEABODY, MA – ( North Shore Bank recently presented the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter with a $2,500 contribution in support of their Northeastern MA walk scheduled for October 2nd at Brickstone Square in Andover.

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia. More than six-million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.

Michael Torrielli, North Shore Bank’s Sales Manager said of the Alzheimer’s Association and the bank’s support:

We’re proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association in helping families in our community connect to essential caregiver programs, resources and services.” He continued, “Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease. The Alzheimer’s Association shines a light on this destructive disease and makes it a national priority by raising funds for research and care.

Autumn Hotaling, Senior Manager of the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter said of the bank’s contribution:

The Alzheimer's Association is proud to partner with and grateful for North Shore Bank's support for our Walk to End Alzheimer's. Their dedication to our mission allows the Association to provide much-needed education, care and support services to families affected by this devastating disease, as well as fund critically needed Alzheimer’s research. Thank you to the North Shore Bank team for your support of community events like the Walk to End Alzheimer's. 

About the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. More than six-million people nationwide have Alzheimer’s – 156,000 of them live in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. To learn more, visit, or call the Helpline at 800-272-3900.