The family of Tony Bennett has revealed the legendary singer has Alzheimer's Disease.
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Tony Bennett Diagnosed With Alzheimer's DiseaseThe family of Tony Bennett has revealed the legendary singer has Alzheimer's Disease.
COVID Vaccinations To Begin At N.Y. Nursing Homes MondayGov. Andrew Cuomo says more than 600 facilities are enrolled, and that shots will be administered by Walgreens and CVS staff.
Study Says Playing Games Before Surgery Could Help Recovery AfterwardsCould playing games help your mind recover after surgery? A new study says simple games could have an impact; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
COVID And Seniors: Experts Urge Family, Friends To Make Sure Seniors In Isolation Feel Remembered Over HolidaysThanksgiving is especially tough for senior citizens who are isolating to stay safe and unable to be with family or friends, but there are ways to help them feel remembered; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Jeffrey Reynolds On Helping Seniors Feel Less Alone During The HolidaysJeffrey Reynolds is the CEO of Family and Children's Association. He offers up many points about how to make seniors feel less alone during Thanksgiving and the holidays.
Breakthrough Alzheimer’s Blood Test May Make Diagnosis Simple, Affordable And Widely AvailableA breakthrough in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease has just been presented at an international Alzheimer's Association conference. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Cuomo: More Visitors May Soon Be Allowed In New York HospitalsGov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a new two-week pilot program that would increase visitations in 16 hospitals across the state. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home Where 100 Residents Died During PandemicThe Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center in Sussex County, where 100 residents died during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, also faces $220,000 in fines in addition to the lawsuit from families. CBS2's Cory James reports.
Coronavirus Shocker: More Than 1,700 Undisclosed Nursing Home Deaths Reported In New YorkAccording to the governor's office, New York saw 4,800 deaths in the state's long-term care systems since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Coronavirus In Nursing Homes: Long Island Facilities Remains Case-FreeDuring this socially distant time, the residents of San Simeon by the Sound are holding signs, sending love to their families. It’s a sign they’re doing well at the nursing home and rehabilitation center in Greenport, Long Island. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
8-Year-Old Helping Senior Residents In Her NYC BuildingA third grader is going above and beyond to help elderly residents of her Manhattan building during the coronavirus outbreak. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports
Coronavirus Update: Families Finding Ways To Celebrate Life's Big Events Despite VirusEven though travel and public gathering restrictions have ruined many plans, couples and families have already triumphed over the virus to celebrate weddings, bar mitzvahs and other big events. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Coronavirus Update: Seniors, Veterans, Homeless Face Uncertain Future For MealsSo far 44 Long Island food pantries have already closed just before thousands of people face losing their jobs, adding to demand beyond those already relying on government support services. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Murphy's 3/19 Update On COVID-19 In New JerseyNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Department of Health Commissioner Judith M. Persichilli give an update on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, March 17, 2020.
Coronavirus: Some Stores Offering Special Shopping Hours For SeniorsStarting today, DeCicco & Sons in Larchmont is reserving special morning shopping times from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. just for seniors shoppers. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Coronavirus Update: Confirmed Cases On Long Island Up To 56, More In Self-QuarantineOne of the now-hospitalized COVID-19 patients is an 81-year-old from the Bristal Assisted Living at North Hills. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Coronavirus Update, March 8: Mayor Bill de Blasio Talks On NYC Response (Part 2)Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and other officials spoke from the NYC Office of Emergency Management on Sunday about confirmed coronavirus infections and a grant relief proposal for small businesses.
Coronavirus Update, March 8: Mayor Bill de Blasio Talks On NYC Response (Part 1)Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and other officials spoke from the NYC Office of Emergency Management on Sunday about confirmed coronavirus infections and a grant relief proposal for small businesses.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cuomo Calls On CDC To Allow For Local TestingNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should immediately allow local labs with the correct equipment and kits to begin testing for positive coronavirus cases due to the federal government's lack of keeping up with outbreak demands.
Coronavirus Update: New York Governor Urges Senior Citizens To Consider Skipping Large Public GatheringsThe warning from the New York officials follows similar guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Residents in coronavirus-affected areas are also getting robo-calls and some senior centers are being closed. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Cases Of Early On-Set Dementia, Alzheimer's Rising, Even Among People In Their 40sDementia is an umbrella term for diseases characterized by a decline in memory, language and other thinking skills needed to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's is the most common. CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
VR Technology Coming To Air Of Aging Military VeteransWith many U.S. veterans in their 80s and 90s, virtual reality is helping many of them participate in memorials honoring those who served. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Kindergartners Bring Song, Companionship To East Harlem SeniorsThe celebration was all for the seniors at the Carter Burden Network in East Harlem, reports CBS2's Charlie Cooper.
More Elder Abuse Claims Against NJ Nursing HomeCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the growing number of disturbing claims against a New Jersey nursing home.