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.
Study: 4 Or 5 Healthy Lifestyle Practices May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's, Other DementiasWith 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, anything that can be done do to ease that huge healthcare burden is important. That number is expected to grow to 14 million by 2050.
Ultrasound Technique Promises New Ways To Help Treat Alzheimer's DiseaseNew research on opening barriers in the treatment of diseases like Alzheimer's is offering promising treatments.
Study: Eye Test May Lead To Faster Alzheimer's DiagnosisCould a quick eye test be a way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease? That's what a new study has found.
Missing Tourist With Alzheimer's Found Safe After Frantic Search In MidtownPolice say 67-year-old John Tench was found in good condition after going missing late Thursday night in Times Square.
During Alzheimer's Awareness Month, L.I. Town Vows To Be 'Dementia-Friendly' AreaMore than five million Americans are battling Alzheimer's disease and that number is only expected to grow.
Girl, 11, Uses Puzzles To Help The Elderly Combat Alzheimer'sA young girl from New York is using a toy to combat a complicated disease.
Science: The Secret In Coffee To Ward Off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's DiseasesScientists have long said coffee can protect your brain and fight memory loss, and now they may have found out why.
Alzheimer's Breakthrough Gives Hope To MillionsDr. Yadong Huang and his team at Gladstone Institutes are looking at a gene they believe increases the risk for developing Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer’s New Jersey Helps Patients, Families Deal With The DiseaseMore than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, with more than 600,000 people in New Jersey impacted by it.
New York Mets’ Legend Bud Harrelson Opens Up About Living With Alzheimer’sNew York Mets’ legend Bud Harrelson is opening up about his battle with Alzheimer's disease, sharing his story to let others know they are not alone.