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.