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Teena Racheli embraces husband Kim Stertzbach at Court Manor Health Services, an Ashland long-term care facility, where he is being cared for after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. The Ashland Alzheimer’s Association is among more than 600 chapters taking part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday.

Teena Racheli knows all about the long, slow sunset that is Alzheimer’s disease.

She recently moved her husband Kim Stertzbach, 74, into Court Manor Health Services, an Ashland long-term care facility, where he can get the kind of intensive care that she can no longer give him.

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The Walk to End Alzheimer’s helped to raise more than $30 million nationwide for Alzheimer’s research last year.

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