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.
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.
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.
New Research Examines Whether Dancing Can Improve Brain Health In Older AdultsThe study participants say they're eager to see if dancing can help their brain health, because it's a worry for many of them.
Expert Offers Advice On How To Help Dementia Patients Cope With Holiday StressExperts say the sights and sounds of the holidays can be very disorienting and agitating for people living with the chronic condition.
Study Finds Link Between High Blood Pressure And DementiaStaying sharp and warding off dementia might rely, in part, on doing your best to keep blood pressure at bay.
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.
Children And Seniors With Dementia Still Being Poisoned By Laundry Detergent Pods, Study FindsThe pods are very attractive and that's the problem. They're cute and can look like candy to a child or a person with dementia. The combination has made for many accidental poisonings.
Woman With Dementia Lost In NYC Saved By Good Samaritan Using An AppThe woman, in a long winter coat with her hood up, was walking alone on East 6th Street by Avenue D Tuesday evening. Cindy Marmolejos didn't know her, but knew she needed help.
Mets Teammates, Fans Saddened By News Tom Seaver Has Been Diagnosed With DementiaThe news from his family comes as the Mets are preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of their 1969 World Series victory.
Mets Legend Tom Seaver Diagnosed With DementiaThe family of the 74-year-old made the announcement Thursday through the Hall of Fame. They say Seaver will continue to work in the vineyard at his home in California.
Diabetes Treatment And New Dementia Link Part Of Big Week In MedicineCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez took a look at all the top health stories.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk Of DementiaResearchers have announced an important update about a surprising way to ward off mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
New Study: Time With Friends Could Help Prevent DementiaOhio State researchers studied groups of mice, some in groups of two and some with a few roommates and plenty of social interaction.