Saturday is Alzheimer's Awareness Day
SARASOTA - According to the Alzheimer's Association's 2019 annual report, 5.8 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease in the United States alone.
In Florida, an estimated 560,000 residents age 65 and older have the disease.
Alzheimer's Disease is progressive and begins with mild memory loss possibly leading to less responsiveness over time.
Right now, scientists still don't know what causes Alzheimer's Disease and there is no known cure but research is ongoing.