FDA Approves First New Alzheimer's Drug In 18 Years Despite Advisory Committee's Recommendation Not ToThe drug is said to be the first treatment to attack the disease's progression, providing new hope for Alzheimer's patients.
Technology And Innovative Ideas At Center Of Alzheimer's Foundation Of America's New Dementia-Friendly ApartmentThe Alzheimer's Foundation of America has just unveiled what's called "The Apartment."
Families Of Alzheimer's, Dementia Patients Relieved Doors Finally Reopen At Long Island Care FacilityDoors finally reopened at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center and Gladys Hampson of East Meadow was relieved her husband, Bob, can once again attend classes and counseling.
After Being Apart 11 Months Due To COVID-19 Protocols, Couple Married 58 Years ReunitesOn their wedding day in 1963, they vowed to love each other "in sickness and in health." First Alzheimer's, then the coronavirus pandemic, their vow remains unbroken.
Tony Bennett's Family Says 94-Year-Old Singer Has Alzheimer's DiseaseThe family shared the news in an AARP article Monday, saying it's a secret they've kept for more than four years.
Families Go Extra Mile To Make Christmas Bright For Loved Ones With Dementia; 'It's A Very Real, Tangible Anxiety'The pandemic has made it difficult to visit loved ones with dementia at assisted living facilities, so some staff and residents are going the extra mile to make Christmas bright.
COVID's Toll On The Elderly: Many Are Left Homebound And IsolatedThe coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the elderly, and not just those who suffered or died from COVID.
Studies Suggest Alzheimer's Risk Reduced By Getting Flu And Certain Bacterial Pneumonia VaccinesA single flu shot was associated with a 17% reduction in Alzheimer’s incidence. More frequent flu vaccination reduces Alzheimer’s incidence another 13%.
Bronx Family Searching For 72-Year-Old Man With Alzheimer's Missing Since Sept. 3George Hughes, 72, has not been seen for about three days, according to police.
Breakthrough Alzheimer's Blood Test May Make Diagnosis Simple, Affordable And Widely AvailableIt's a long-sought blood test that can accurately identify the degenerative brain disease.
Coronavirus Update: Family Members Of Those With Alzheimer's, Dementia Face New Struggles Amid CrisisMany now feel trapped in their own homes without any help. Structure, routine and stability need to be offered in new ways.
Celebrated New York Restaurateur, Alzheimer's Advocate B. Smith Dies At Age 70Her family said Smith died peacefully Saturday night of early-onset Alzheimer's disease at their home in Long Island.
Some Health Care Facilities Say They're Seeing More Cases Of Early-Onset Dementia Than Ever BeforeDementia is an umbrella term for diseases characterized by a decline in memory, language and other thinking skills needed to perform everyday activities.
Biotech Company Seeking FDA Approval Of Potential Breakthrough Treatment For Alzheimer's DiseaseThe announcement was a surprise because the drug company earlier this year stopped two studies of the drug when partial results suggested it was not likely to be successful.
Walk To Fight Alzheimer's Events To Raise Money For NJ FamiliesAlzheimer's New Jersey provides services for caregivers, such as support groups, education and respite scholarships.