Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.
Police say Silvia Burns, 67, of Seaford, was visiting family in Philadelphia when she went missing.
Research has shown that high blood pressure in middle age may be associated with later Alzheimer’s dementia.
Dr. Marvin Kalafer spoke about the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and how The Clinical Trial Center can help families during this difficult time. For more information on The Clinical Trial Center, click here.
From a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.
It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to have the mind robbing ailment, but now you can, at least virtually. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you how.
Even though forgetfulness can be an indicator of Alzheimer’s, It is important to remember that certain types of memory loss are normal as we age.
A study out of Columbia University found those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a 68% reduction in developing Alzheimer’s.
As we get older, brain function declines. But a recently funded government study found that playing a computer game can slow and even reverse those declines.
When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.
Police say a missing elderly woman with Alzheimer’s has been found.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person who suffers from Alzheimer’s.
A new study suggests the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to increase from 4.7 million in 2010 to as many as 15 million by 2050.
Millions of Americans take medication to lower blood pressure, and a new study shows those drugs could also be helping the brain. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new research.
It is a commonly held belief that regular exercise helps you think more clearly and may help offset memory problems down the road. But does exercise really have that dramatic of an effect?