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.
How would you react if you came home from work one evening and found your 9-year-old son smoking a cigarette? Would you revoke his cellphone, Internet and TV privileges before, or after you drove him to football practice?
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.
A missing Westchester County man was found dead in a wooded area Thursday.
Police on Saturday were looking for a man suffering from dementia and Parkinson’s disease who disappeared from his Westchester County home.
A new study in the Journal of Neurology says hot cocoa is good for your brain. The cocoa drinkers in the study performed better on thinking and memory tests than those who didn’t drink hot cocoa.
Catherine “Kay” Cotter was last seen Tuesday morning near her home on Garth Road in Eastchester.
A missing elderly man from Suffolk County who suffers from dementia was found safe in New York City Wednesday night.
Imagine having no control over one of your hands. Living with a body part that has a mind of its own sounds impossible to believe, but it is a very real medical condition that makes life difficult for sufferers.
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 well-known Connecticut man has been missing since last week and the town of East Haddam is organizing to find him.
He was “the man” before the term was used in professional sports. He was John Mackey, the end all, be all Hall of Famer. He was the prototype tight end who died on July 7th at the age of 69 of dementia.
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.