(West Fargo, ND) -- Hundreds gathered outside "The Lights" in West Fargo to show their support for those experiencing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Emily Bultema is an organizer for Walk to End Alzheimer's, an organization that gathers funds to work for breakthroughs and research to tackle dementia. The walk was scheduled for 10 a.m, with 470 total participants and 89 teams walking together, and raised a total of $121,232.
"Alzheimer's the most common type of dementia, and then there are other kinds of dementia, like Parkinsen's and Lewy Bodies, "said Bultema, "Alzheimer's is just the most common type of dementia."
One in three seniors will die with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. You can learn more about Walk to End Alzheimers by clicking here.