BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - People walked Saturday in Bossier City to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease and money to fund research for treatment and a cure.
The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's at Louisiana Boardwalk raised $99,000.
The emcee for the event was KSLA News 12 anchor Doug Warner, who serves on an area Alzheimer's Association committee.
More than 5 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer's disease. They include close to 85,000 in Louisiana.