Alzheimer’s Disease

Suburban Firefighters To Get Special Training On Treating Dementia PatientsDementia is estimated to affect about 5 million Americans and, next Wednesday, some members of the Lake Zurich Fire Department will be trained in some of the best ways to handle dementia patients.
Missing Man With Alzheimer's Returns HomeAn 84-year-old man with Alzheimer's who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.
Oak Lawn Students Design App To Help Alzheimer's PatientsA group of kids from Oak Lawn had hoped to learn it would be named one of the winners in Verizon's Innovative App Challenge. A school from Kentucky beat out the kids from St. Catherine of Alexandria School, who designed the Remember Me app, to help those with Alzheimer's Disease.
Research On Mice Could Lead To Erasing Bad Memories For HumansIn the “Men in Black” movies, the characters use a memor- zapping gun. In a California lab, scientists have done it for real. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Rush, Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia DrugAlzheimer's researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
New Research Shows Alzheimer’s Puts Heavy Burden On WomenNew numbers released Wednesday show that women have a one-in-six chance of developing Alzheimer’s, and that's not all researchers here in Chicago discovered about the brain disease.
Alzheimer's Buddy Program Pairs Patients, Students At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he's the subject.
State Rep. Wants To Ease Paperwork Burden For Illinois Alzheimer's PatientsState Representative Robin Gable from Evanston says witnesses at her committee hearing explained how hard it can be to get the help they're entitled to.
Elderly Bridgeport Man Reported MissingPolice are searching for a missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing from his Bridgeport neighborhood home Saturday.
Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Near West SideAn 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.
Elderly Man With Alzheimer's Missing From Irving ParkAn elderly man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease went missing Sunday from his Irving Park neighborhood home on the North Side.
Police Searching For Missing Lawndale Man With Alzheimer'sPolice are searching for an elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who left his home in the Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday.