The 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.
Kenneth Shinozuka, 16, was presented with the New York City Alzheimer’s Association’s first-ever Young Innovators Award on Sunday.
A Westchester County initiative is providing free radio frequency bracelets designed to help keep track of Alzheimer’s patients in the event they wander off from their loved ones.
The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population.
CBS 2 reveals five easy tests to help detect the early signs of several diseases.
Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a new report finds the disease affects many more women than men.
The newest test is a blood test that can reportedly predict who will get Alzheimer’s several years before symptoms appear.
The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.
Some 5-million Americans are currently battling Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to nearly triple over the next three decades.
Vitamin E has already been credited with helping to keep your skin beautiful and preventing strokes. Now there’s evidence it could help slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association is predicting that within 40 years, 20 percent of all New Yorkers will either have Alzheimer’s or be caring for someone who does.
Over the past three years, the Growth and Awareness Group for Alzheimer’s at Byram Hills High School has raised more than $65,000 for research.
Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.
Irving Fields, 98, performs six nights a week at Nino’s Tuscany Restaurant in Midtown, he has been performing in New York since 1922, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported.
Residents of the Sunrise Senior Living facility in Woodcliff Lake certainly have some guardian angels looking out for them.