Two possible breakthroughs have been reported in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, one of them involves our sense of smell and the other involves our eyes.
For many people the biggest fears associated with aging are memory loss, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.
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.
Could you or a family member fall victim to the latest, bank account draining, scam? CBS 2 recently learned that thieves have been coercing local residents into believing that their health is in danger and ripping them off in the process.
Sandra Kerr, 55, was charged with three counts of willful violation of the public health law and three counts of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Friday.
Long-term exposure to stress floods the brain with cortisol, which damages neurons making them smaller. Part of the brain affected by stress controls problem solving and memory: in extreme cases, the results can be serious.
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.
Glen Campbell is forced to cancel Australian tour dates with Kenny Rogers. Speculations are that it is due to his progressing Alzheimer’s. Grab a kleenex and watch his just released video for “A Better Place.”
“It’s driving me personally insane basically. She has vanished basically into thin air from our perspective. There’s no sighting, there’s no other leads,” Irvington Police Chief Michael Cerone said.
On Thursday night, her community came together to pray for her return. Neighbors from the Village of Irvington are still hoping for the safe return of 84-year-old Betty Iannarelli.
Police say Betty Wendler, 84, who has Alzheimer’s disease, slipped out of her Amsterdam Avenue home around 11:30 a.m. Sunday while her attendant was in the bathroom.
Police said 58-year-old Micheline Pierre disappeared during an outing with her husband. She had been waiting in their car in front of the B&H electronics store on 34th Street.
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.
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.
Shon Holland was accused of sexually assaulting the 79-year-old Alzheimer’s patient inside her Westchester Square apartment building in July.