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72-Year-Old Philadelphia Man Suffering From Dementia Missing

Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing 72-year-old man.

12/21/2012

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Man With Dementia

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.

11/14/2012

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Reminded Of The Risks Of Football

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.

10/16/2012

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University Of Delaware Offering $10,000 Reward For Locating Missing Retired Professor

The University of Delaware is offering a $10,000 reward for help locating a retired professor who has been missing since last month.

10/08/2012

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Early Indicators Of Alzheimer’s

Researchers studied the brains of more than 150 elderly individuals to determine whether amyloid beta plaques could be an indicator for Alzheimer’s.

07/17/2012

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Elderly Chester County Woman Found Safe At Hospital

Police say the search for 78-year-old Gerry Ann Tilghman, who had been missing since Sunday, has ended.

06/26/2012

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Chester County Police Reach Out To Public For Help Finding Missing Woman

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.

06/25/2012

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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

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Missing Elderly Man Found By Philadelphia Police

Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in location an elderly man who went missing Wednesday evening.

11/30/2011

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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Trying To Unlock The Mystery Of Alzheimers

Researchers at Yale are looking at a very specific possible cause of Alzheimers.

07/28/2011

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Elderly Man

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer’s who went missing late last month.

05/16/2011

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Study: Alzheimer’s Caregivers At Increased Risk Of Dementia

According to a report from the University of Washington, caregivers often have trouble with attention and memory themselves.

05/13/2011

(Hidden video captured staffers allegedly abusing the Alzheimer's patient.)

Third Suspect Charged In Elderly Abuse Case, New Details Emerge Surrounding Living Facility

A Delaware County assisted living facility is at the center of a patient abuse investigation and a third suspect is now charged.

04/07/2011

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