Fighting Alzheimer's disease when you file your taxes

Posted at 9:18 AM, Feb 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 09:11:44-05

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. That's according to the Alzheimer's Association.

Most people either know someone who has the disease or has been affected by it. But people can join the fight against the disease, using their tax return.

Farzin Ghodsi -- who has been diagnosed with a form of Alzheimer's -- and Jennifer Lepard, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter, joined 7 Action News. They discussed living with the disease and donating.

For more information on the Alzheimer's Association, click here.