There are 450,000 Floridians living with Alzheimer's

11:01 AM, Sep 22, 2012   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida - September is World Alzheimer's Month.

In Florida, there are 450,000 people living with the disease. In Hillsborough County, there are 18,938 people and another 29,941 live in Pinellas.

10 News talked with Katie Hood with the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association about upcoming events to help in the fight against the disease. Check out the video above.

You can learn more about walks and fundraisers at www.alz.org/FlGulfCoast/.