Peabody police are looking for help finding a missing elderly woman who’s suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Contrary to popular belief, memory loss is not an inevitable part of aging. That said, many healthy individuals feel less able to remember certain kinds of information as they age. Luckily, most can improve their memory with training and practice.
Police say they found the 82-year-old man in a marsh about a half-mile from his home.
Researchers discovered a significant association between people with hearing loss and a risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Thousands came out today to raise money and awareness to fight a disease as difficult for its patients as it is for their families.
Summitt has more than 1,000 wins, eight national championships, and an Olympic gold medal. But this diagnosis may prove to be her greatest challenge yet.
The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about medications used to treat or control symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
“That’s the lowest of the low…bottomfeeders,” says Chris Sergio. And he’s talking about the in-home health aid who allegedly stole over $30,000 dollars from his elderly parents.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold discusses Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.