Could a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease be in the near future?

It's the fastest growing health threat. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Two out of three people who get the disease are women. What is it? Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Katie Prince says there were signs something was wrong with her mom, but 13 years ago no one in her family thought it was Alzheimer’s disease. "I think because we didn't know what to look for, we thought of it as she's just getting older," she said.

Mother's Day was the three year anniversary of her mom, Pam's, death. She was 67.

Katie Prince says, "I can even remember on her deathbed, she was still rubbing my back like she did when I was a little girl. She might not be able to do the things she once could but there was still mom inside of her."

Matt Goodrich knows Katie's pain.   His grandmother had dementia and passed awa…

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#TeamSlater night to support local boy diagnosed with rare disease

The community came together Thursday to raise money for a local family that will live at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis for the next year and a half, after 4 year old Slater Bushman was diagnosed with a rare disease. 

Yellow for neuroblastoma and purple for pediatrics, the two theme colors were prevalent.

It was Team Slater night at Guanabanas in Jupiter. 

His brother, mom and dad are with him in Memphis for the long haul. 

“This is the only way to feel like I’m doing something,” said Slater’s grandmother, Sheryl Aschfort. Slater’s immune system is so weak, she said, it’s better if she stays in Florida for now. 

Casey Lambert, a family friend, set this up. 

“This is the most selfless family that there is,” she said. 

One day the Bushman’s were in south Florida. The next, they’re in Memphi…

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