Dementia

Community playing unlimited pinball to help raise money for dementia awareness

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Unlimited pinball for $20 and it all goes to raise money for a more dementia-friendly community.Read more

Senior living community offers free music program for patients with Alzheimer's

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Perfect Harmony is a free group music program that provides musical experiences to people and their care partners.Read more

Kokomo working to become 'dementia-friendly'

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The new program is called "More than Memory" and it's being funded with a $15,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Howard County.Read more


69-year-old man with dementia found safe

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UPDATE: Clifford Browning has been found. ​IMPD said he is safe and has been returned home. "Detectives wish to extend their thanks to the...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

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

Seniors' weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

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New research suggests seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer's disease.Read more

Mets great Tom Seaver diagnosed with dementia at 74

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Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, the star of the Miracle Mets 1969 World Series championship team, has been diagnosed with dementia at age 74.Read more

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

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Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some...Read more


Duke researchers: Aerobic exercise 3 times a week may improve thinking skills

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Researchers say walking or cycling for just 35 minutes three times per week may improve thinking skills.Read more

Number, severity of brain injuries raises dementia risk

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A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest...Read more