Alzheimer’s Disease

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Tips To Boost Brain Health And Lower Dementia Risk

You may be able to help keep your brain in shape, not just the rest of your body. A large study in France suggests that delaying retirement and working until later in life may help prevent dementia.

07/15/2013

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Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp.

07/15/2013

Joey McIntyre

NKOTB’s Joey McIntyre Running Boston Marathon For His Mom

A boy band heart throb is hoping to take on Heartbreak Hill this year.

04/12/2013

Memory Loss, Injury, Alzheimer Disease

NightSide – Dr. Paul Raia And Mary Demakes Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease

Have Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/27/2012

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

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