The 75-year-old Hall of Famer has suspected Lewy body dementia. It’s a progressive disease that causes problems with thinking, movement and behavior.
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.
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.
Police 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.
Schaumburg Police are looking for an elderly woman who disappeared yesterday from a health care facility.
Researchers 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.
Fatimah Shabazz, 70, was last seen about 4 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Laflin Street
A 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.
He 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.
A 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.
John Mackey, a Hall of Fame former player for the Baltimore Colts who had battled with dementia, has died. He was 69.
A north suburban woman whose parents suffer from dementia has come up with a way to share the trials and tribulations with other Baby Boomer caregivers.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities have issued a missing person alert for a retired Chicago Police Department sergeant, who apparently walked away from his South Side home wearing his dress police uniform coat Eldge Walton, 74, […]