FORT WALTON BEACH ó More than 200 Okaloosa and Walton County residents joined the Alzheimerís Associationís Walk to End Alzheimerís Oct. 12 at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Participants raised more than $23,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.


FORT WALTON BEACH ó More than 200 Okaloosa and Walton County residents joined the Alzheimerís Associationís Walk to End Alzheimerís Oct. 12 at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Participants raised more than $23,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.



Participants completed the 3-mile walk and learned more about Alzheimerís disease and the associationís role in the fight against it, including the latest about Alzheimerís research and current clinical trials, how they can become involved in advocacy efforts at home and in Washington, D.C., and the associationís support programs and services. 



The event also included an emotional tribute to those who have experienced or are experiencing Alzheimerís.