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 CentraCare Health and the St. Benedict's Senior Community will be hosting memory screenings tomorrow (Wednesday). The event is part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative the Alzheimer's Foundation of America hold in November.
A local organization is wanting to make Sauk Rapids a Alzheimer's friendly community. Today (Wednesday) members of the ACT on Alzheimer's group held a community visioning meeting to help others understand about this growing disease.