Dementia 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.
An 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.
A 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.
In 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.
Alzheimer’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 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.
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 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.
Police are searching for a missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing from his Bridgeport neighborhood home Saturday.
An 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Sunday from the Near West Side.
An elderly man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease went missing Sunday from his Irving Park neighborhood home on the North Side.
Police are searching for an elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who left his home in the Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday.
New research from Chicago suggests that keeping physically active can also keep you mentally fit.
An 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease went missing Saturday from the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Police are asking for the public’s help finding a 72-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing Saturday night on the Far South Side.
Country lened Glen Campbell is in the area for his farewell tour, but he’s not letting his Alzheimer’s disease get him down.
There is a good reason to put fish on the menu, according to research presented at the Chicago meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
Former Sen. Charles H. Percy, a successful Chicago businessman once widely viewed as a top presidential contender, described himself as “a conservative on money issues but a liberal on people issues.”
There’s no easy way to say what I’m about to say, nor is there any pleasant way to talk about one of the worst diseases there is – one so excruciating and unfair, and so relentless.
Police are searching for a 68-year-old man who has gone missing from the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.