Seniors' Weakness For Scams May Be Warning Sign Of DementiaNew research suggests seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer's disease.
Deaths From Dementia Have More Than Doubled In US, Report SaysDementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal. A report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the rate of Americans who died from dementia has more than doubled from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017.
Alzheimer's Care Center Holds Holiday Stroll For Residents And Their FamiliesThe holiday season is all about creating traditions and for residents at Empire Ranch Alzheimer's Special Care Center, dancing and music are among the favorites.
Former Attorney With Dementia Leading Charge For Alzheimer's CureLast summer, at just 64 years of age, Jackie Coleman joined a growing list of millions of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk Of Dementia Researchers have announced an important update about a surprising way to ward off mild cognitive impairment. A new study shows that aggressively lowering blood pressure can reduce a patient’s risk of developing dementia.
Excessive Alcohol Use Linked To Early-Onset Dementia RiskExcessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.
AC/DC Co-Founder And Guitarist Malcolm Young Dies At 64AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died after battling dementia for several years, the band announced Saturday. He was 64.
SoCal Police Department Testing Out Giving Tracking Devices To Dementia PatientsPolice in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale are hoping to reduce the time it takes to find missing people diagnosed with dementia by providing patients with tracking devices.
Deputies Searching For Missing At-Risk Senior With DementiaThe Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to find a senior who is considered to be at-risk.
Researchers Find Ping-Pong Can Slow Effects Of Dementia, Alzheimer'sThe smashes come at a rapid pace for members of the Sacramento Table Tennis Club. But even when they miss their mark, they’re right on target when it comes to taking part in an activity that experts say forces out brains to work a little hard, reducing our risk of getting dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Elk Grove Police Searching For Missing Man Suffering From SchizophreniaElk Grove police are asking for help in locating a missing man who is considered at-risk.
Bill Limits Full Contact Youth Football Drills Responding to parental safety concerns, the state Assembly on Thursday passed legislation limiting full-contact practices for high school football teams.
Senior With Dementia Missing In RosevillePolice are asking for help from the public to find an elderly man who is missing from his Roseville home.
Elderly Man Killed By Car Wandered Away From Carmichael Assisted Living CenterJohn Maykovich, 82, was at Eskaton Village for assisted living, meaning he could come and go as he pleased, even while suffering from dementia.