Alzheimer’s Disease

Violet Newey (Photo courtesy: Peabody Police)

Peabody Woman With Alzheimer’s Found Safely After Search

Peabody police are looking for help finding a missing elderly woman who’s suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

09/21/2012

memory

Activating Memory

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.

07/19/2012

Vinny DiNatale

LoJack Helps Marshfield Police Rescue Man With Alzheimer’s Disease

Police say they found the 82-year-old man in a marsh about a half-mile from his home.

05/23/2012

Hearing Aid.

Hearing Loss Could Indicate Alzheimer’s Risk

Researchers discovered a significant association between people with hearing loss and a risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

11/15/2011

Thousands of people participated in the walks to end Alzheimer's disease on Sunday.

1000s Participate In Walks To End 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.

09/25/2011

Head Coach Pat Summitt of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Life Changing Diagnosis For Pat Summitt

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.

08/24/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

New Guidelines Define Pre-Alzheimer’s Disease

The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease.

04/19/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

Medical Minute: Drugs Used To Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about medications used to treat or control symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/29/2011

Deborah Belcher of East Bridgewater Accused Of Theft From Elderly Couple

Caretaker Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Elderly Couple

“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.

02/17/2011

Alzheimer's Disease

Medical Minute: Alzheimer’s Disease

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold discusses Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/09/2010

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