Alzheimer's Disease

WTHR/American Senior Communities Memory Care Fair to be held Nov. 12

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For years, Agnes Puff won awards for her beautiful crochet and embroidery work at the Boone County Fair. These days, it's hard for Puff, 91, to stay on track to...Read more

Supporters confront lawmakers on controversial issues

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Hundreds of people descended on the Statehouse Monday to educate, lean on and convince lawmakers to support a variety of controversial bills.Read more

Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find

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A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in a study that was stopped early...Read more


WATCH: Alzheimer's caregiver guide to surviving the holidays

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Stephanie Laskey, spokesperson for the Alzheimer's Association, appeared on Weekend Sunrise to talk about the greatest challenges for caregivers this time of year and...Read more

Devices, quick reaction key when loved ones wander away

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First responders urge people with loved ones at risk for wandering off or getting lost consider various tracking devices in case of an emergency.Read more

Will you get dementia? Many may not understand their risk

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Almost half of adults surveyed believed they were likely to develop dementia.Read more

Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer's drug

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The drug company Biogen Inc. said it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can...Read more

Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's seeks to raise $1 million for local programs

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It's a disease impacting millions of Americans and their families.Read more

IU, Purdue lead new effort to discover new therapies to treat Alzheimer's disease

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A major step in the fight against Alzheimer's disease is happening right here in Indiana.Read more


IU Alzheimer's study gets $1 million grant

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The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter Monday announced a $1 million grant to fund a genetic study at Indiana University.Read more

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

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Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.Read more