Man With Diabetes, Dementia Missing From Humboldt ParkWalter Moore, 78, was last seen about 10 a.m. Friday leaving his home in the 1400 block of North Harding Avenue to go to the store, according to a missing person alert issued by Chicago Police.
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.
Report: Blackhawks Great Stan Mikita Unable To Enjoy Final SeriesThe 75-year-old Hall of Famer has suspected Lewy body dementia. It's a progressive disease that causes problems with thinking, movement and behavior.
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.
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.
Search Continues For Missing Elderly Man With DementiaPolice from several agencies participated in the search Thursday for the missing man, Harvey Caplin, which was concentrated between Lake-Cook and Dundee Roads in Glencoe.
Missing Elderly Woman With Dementia Might Be With SonSchaumburg Police are looking for an elderly woman who disappeared yesterday from a health care facility.
Researchers Present Findings In Chicago On Benefits Of PetsResearchers meeting in Chicago have presented findings from three new studies that show health and other benefits from human-animal interaction. Scientists who examined the impact of pets on physical and emotional health and on human social relationships have found positive and lasting effects of pet ownership and pet therapy.
Elderly Woman With Dementia Missing From Auburn GreshamFatimah Shabazz, 70, was last seen about 4 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Laflin Street
Caregiver, Husband, Sister Charged With Bilking Dementia Patient Out Of $350KA 94-year-old retired city engineer diagnosed with dementia was bilked out of $350,000 by a nursing assistant who rehabbed her home, gave money to family members, and bought herself a Mercedes-Benz with his money, according to prosecutors.
McMahon: 'I Get A Little Mad At Myself' Over Dementia ProblemsHe was thrown through the air, and slammed head first to the ground. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon said he always knew his body would be beaten up by playing football, but he said he did not know the extent of damage being done to his brain.
Man Charged With Neglect In Wife's Death; Accused Of Cashing Her Disability ChecksA Brookfield man stands accused of neglecting the medical needs of his bedridden wife for years, refusing to even purchase a proper bed or basic first aid products while spending his wife's disability checks.