The 24 hour contest which begins September 30th at 3 p.m. ET will include a crossword puzzle created by Merl Reagle, a professional puzzle master. Merl and his wife, Marie, were the primary caregiver’s for his mother-in-law Jo who suffered from the disease and caused many memorable moments for the two.
Anyone over the age of 18 can register for the contest online today through September 30th when the contest starts and the crossword puzzle will be available. While it does cost $25 to register, the money raised during the contest will support the Foundation’s focus on the importance of brain health and educating the public on successful aging.