The father of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has died. The Deiters Funeral Home said that Jerry Girardi died on Saturday at age 81. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease since the 1990s and died in Metamora, Ill.
When musician Dave Roth saw “Alive Inside,” a documentary that followed a social worker introducing music into the lives of people with dementia, he was inspired.
Bonilla allegedly knocked a 68-year-old Hempstead man down and kicked him the head and body. The victim suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s, police said, and has been in a coma since.
Perhaps you’ve seen them on the highways – silver alerts. It can be frightening when a person with Alzheimer’s Disease disappears. Some caregivers are tracking movements with GPS in a car. A Teaneck company has taken the next logical step.
A $100 million dollar gift from New York City philanthropists Renee and Robert Belfer was announced with much fanfare at Weill Cornell Medical College on Wednesday.
Where is she? On Friday, the family of a missing 84-year-old woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s made a desperate plea for help.
After working all his life as a wallpaper hanger, Weiss’ passion for inventing things finally paid off with a big hit — a word game called “Dabble.”
“People caring for people with Alzheimer’s Disease report a very high level of stress and actually over a third of them report living with depression,” said Dr. Carrillo.
Police said Anatoliy Zilberman also suffered severe bruising from the incident. He somehow made it to the express tracks north of Union Square when the No. 4 train passed by.
William Thompson III, 77, had always been the life of the party, a vibrant, gregarious man until last year around the holidays when one of his daughter’s noticed his personality had changed.
About five million American seniors are battling Alzheimer ’s disease, and among them is the father of CBS 2’s own Dr. Max Gomez. His story, sadly, demonstrates how the disease can impact a patient’s finances.
NEW YORK (CBS 2) — In this Eye On New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Kathy Livingston, senior vice president of the Senior Helpers New York City group, about the degenerative Alzheimer’s […]
Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.
We’ve always thought exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body, but new research shows in some cases it may actually be harmful.
It’s being called a major development in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: A study released Tuesday says researchers may have found a way to detect the condition years before symptoms develop.