There are about 100,000 people in Minnesota and 5.4 million people across the country who are dealing who are dealing with complications from Alzheimer's disease. June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month.
Members of the Alzheimer's Association are hoping the attention the disease is getting from a Hollywood movie will lead to more funding. The movie "Still Alice" starring Julianne Moore opened in select theaters over the weekend. Katrice Sisson says the effort to find a cure is being severely underfunded.