Alzheimer’s Disease

Michael Moran poses in front of a roller coaster as part of his 100-coaster fundraising effort. (credit: Facebook/Roller Coaster Crawls to End Alzheimer's)

Rochester Man To Reach Milestone In Fundraising Effort On Cyclone Roller Coaster

Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.

08/18/2013

Irving Fields has been entertaining crowds since 1922. (Credit CBS 2)

Manhattan Lounge Singer Has Been Keeping Crowds Entertained Since 1922

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.

07/21/2013

Sunrise Senior Living - Woodcliff Lake, N.J. (file / credit: Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.)

Fire Sends Woodcliff Lake Seniors Out Into The Cold

Residents of the Sunrise Senior Living facility in Woodcliff Lake certainly have some guardian angels looking out for them.

01/28/2013

Hudson Pointe Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (Photo: CBS 2)

Janitor Charged In Stunning Case Of Sexual Abuse At Riverdale Nursing Home

They are investigating the unthinkable. The New York State Health Department has now joined the probe into the sexual assault of an elderly woman at a nursing home.

12/06/2012

Joe Girardi (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi’s Father Passes Away At Age 81; Manager Will Be In Dugout For Game 4

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.

10/11/2012

Caregiver and Alzheimer's patient (credit: CBS 2)

Percussionist Seeks Donated MP3 Players To Help Fight Alzheimer’s Dementia

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.

08/15/2012

Josue Bonilla is accused of attacking a 68-year-old Alzheimer's patient, knocking him into a coma. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Josue Bonilla Beats Alzheimer’s Patient Into Coma, Robs Him

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.

06/15/2012

Aetrex Men's GPS Shoe (credit: Aetrex Worlwide)

Stories From Main Street: Teaneck Company Tracks Alzheimer’s Patients Using Shoes

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.

02/06/2012

Weill Cornell Medical College Logo

Weill Cornell Medical College Gets $100M From Former Enron Chief

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.

11/09/2011

Betty Iannarelli

84-Year-Old Woman Disappears; Family Asks Public’s Help

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.

08/05/2011

George Weiss (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn’s George Weiss, 84, Actualizes Dream By Selling His First Invention

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.”

06/17/2011

Caregiver and Alzheimer's patient (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Alzheimer’s Disease And Caregiving

“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.

03/16/2011

New York City Subways

NYC Man Loses Toes To Subway Train

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.

02/21/2011

William Thompson III (credit: CBS 2)

Group Helps Slow Progression Of Alzheimer’s

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.

11/25/2010

CBS 2's Dr. Max Gomez' father is one of 5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer's. His story, sadly, demonstrates how the disease can impact a patient’s finances.

‘Senior Moment:’ Finances And Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

11/18/2010

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