Walks Held Around New Jersey To Help End Alzheimer'sMore than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. In New Jersey alone, more than 500,000 people are impacted by the debilitating disease.
Cognitive Computer Games May Ward Off Decline In Brain Function In The ElderlyAsk people what they fear most about growing old and they'll say Alzheimer's or dementia -- not being "with it."
Boot Camp Offers Crash Course For Caregivers Of People With Alzheimer's, DementiaAlzheimer's disease is a tragedy for both the patient and for family members tasked with caring for the person with dementia.
Study Finds Signs Of Alzheimer’s In People With Poor Sleep QualityWe know Alzheimer's patients have trouble sleeping, but a new study says poor sleep may itself be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
Coffee Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s – But It Depends On Your MetabolismIf you're like most people you can't imagines starting the day until you've had a cup of coffee or two.
New Brain Cell Technique Opens Window To Monitoring Alzheimer's, EpilepsyThe brain's nerve cells communicate by firing messages to each other through junctions called synapses, and problems with those connections are linked to disorders like Alzheimer's and epilepsy. Now Yale University researchers have developed a way to picture synapses in living brains.
Distraction, Restlessness In Adults: Is It Dementia Or Is It ADHD?As Americans grow older, doctors are seeing more coming in with symptoms that look like early dementia or Alzheimer's, but is it really?
Family Suing American Airlines After Man With Alzheimer's Goes Missing From LaGuardiaThe family spent three nightmarish days searching, hoping and praying that the man would be OK.
Pen And Paper Test Can Detect Alzheimer's Symptoms Early, Experts SaySome 5 million Americans are battling Alzheimer’s disease, and those numbers are expected to triple in the coming years. But there is now a simple at-home test to help spot telltale problems early.
Broadway, Voice-Over Actors Unite For Cabaret Show To Raise Money For Alzheimer's Patients, CaregiversVoices Remember" is an intimate cabaret show fundraiser, explained Rudy Gaskins, creator and executive producer of the Voice Arts Awards.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
NYC Seniors Dance To Reduce Risk Of Developing DementiaThe seniors at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio on the Upper East Side dance for something more than just a good time. Each step they take may help ward off dementia.