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.
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.