Alzheimer’s Disease

Kane County Could Get First Monthly Memory CaféSo-called Memory Cafés are designed to help those recently diagnosed with either of the brain disorders.
Study Finds Seafood Can Help Protect Against Alzheimer'sA new study has found seafood is still good for your brain, even though the seafood might have mercury in it.
Longtime Supporter Encouraged By Hillary Clinton’s Proposal To Cure Alzheimer’sCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports that curing rather than just treating diseases like Alzheimer's has been a priority for a Chicagoan who's a longtime ally of the Clintons.
Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Humboldt ParkPolice are asking for the public’s help in finding an 83-year-old man missing from the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood since Tuesday.
Man With Alzheimer's Reported Missing From LoopAdam Ozon, 65, was last seen Thursday near the intersection of Monroe Street and Michigan Avenue, according to a missing person alert issued by Area Central detectives.
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.

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