A study says the cost of treating those with dementia will eclipse cancer or heart disease.
Research suggests that an electroencephalogram (EEG) can measure brain speed and serve as an indicator to predict memory problems.
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.
Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing 72-year-old man.
Tik Lam, a 72-year-old from the 800 block of Locust Street, was last seen at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 13 around 4 p.m.
I was particularly saddened to see that Alex Karras, who passed last week, had developed dementia late in life. The risks of playing football are too great to ignore.
The University of Delaware is offering a $10,000 reward for help locating a retired professor who has been missing since last month.
Researchers studied the brains of more than 150 elderly individuals to determine whether amyloid beta plaques could be an indicator for Alzheimer’s.
Police say the search for 78-year-old Gerry Ann Tilghman, who had been missing since Sunday, has ended.
Police say 78-year-old Gerry Ann Tilghman, who suffers from early-onset dementia, was last seen at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at the McDonald’s on Lancaster Avenue in East Whiteland Township.
Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.
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.
Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in location an elderly man who went missing Wednesday evening.
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.
Researchers at Yale are looking at a very specific possible cause of Alzheimers.