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Missing Elderly Woman With Alzheimer’s Found

Police say a missing elderly woman with Alzheimer’s has been found.

04/06/2013

John Haywood Smith

Police Searching For Missing Man Suffering From Alzheimer’s

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

03/08/2013

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An Increasing Number Of People With 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.

02/13/2013

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Health: Blood Pressure Medication May Lower Risk Of Dementia

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.

01/07/2013

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Exercise For Your Brain

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?

12/14/2012

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Another Benefit Of The Mediterranean Diet

A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

10/05/2012

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Optogenetics Might Help Memory Loss

Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.

03/27/2012

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Dementia Improved By Mental Stimulation

According to researchers from Oregon, cognitive stimulation which involves structured activities in a group setting may be quite helpful for people with memory issues, alzheimer’s or dementia.

02/22/2012

Lyndsay Shannon

Police: Sicklerville,NJ Man With Alzheimer’s Missing

Lyndsay Shannon, of Sicklerville, has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

12/30/2011

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Company Offers Free Trial on People-Trackers In Philadelphia

The 1,500 free Lojack Safetynet bracelets will available for a half a year with no financial obligation to Philadelphians who have cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, autism, or Down syndrome.

10/05/2011

A tracking device inside the SafetyNet bracelet can be used to track a person's location. (Credit: LoJack)

Vehicle Tracking Technology Used To Find Missing Alzheimer’s Patient

LoJack is best known for helping motorists locate stolen cars but in recent years it has branched out into the field of missing persons.

09/22/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

Brotherly Love: Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

A West Philadelphia woman is helping others despite her own physical concerns.

08/30/2011

A Lesson In Courage From Pat Summit

The news that basketball coach Pat Summit has early onset Alzheimer’s dementia came as quite a shock and, understandably, many people are frightened by the diagnosis.

08/30/2011

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Movie Review: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’

Say hello once again to the apes of wrath.

08/05/2011

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Lindenwold Police Searching For Missing Elderly Alzheimer’s Patient

Police in a Camden County town are asking for the public’s help locating a missing elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

07/25/2011

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