Older people with mild cognitive impairment showed improvements in brain blood flow and memory after a yearlong aerobic exercise program.
I loved the strenuous labor, the smell of the upturned soil as I planted a seed, and learning from her how to shepherd a plant through its life cycle.
Mediation in the case could force a reopening of hundreds of denied dementia claims from Black players if race-based evaluation benchmarks are thrown out.
The pandemic has stolen away the chance to surround the sister we are losing to dementia with our love, so that she does not have to face death alone.
For the millions of Americans living with dementia, every day during this pandemic can bring a fresh horror.
With a running attack known as Martyball, his teams won 200 regular season games and reached the playoffs 13 times but never made it to the Super Bowl.
The analysis of nearly 62 million electronic medical records in the U.S. also found that Black people with dementia were at an even greater risk.
A daughter races to collect her father’s memories before Alzheimer’s can steal them away.
“He’s not the old Tony anymore,” his wife, Susan, said. “But when he sings, he’s the old Tony.”
IBM researchers trained artificial intelligence to pick up hints of changes in language ahead of the onset of neurological diseases.
Participants with the disease still declined, but much more slowly than those receiving a placebo, investigators say.
As the vaccine rolls out in nursing homes, more visits should be allowed.
A woman in Colombia with a rare genetic mutation recently made the ultimate donation to science.
For a moment, songs let us share the same space in our minds, though it’s only as temporary as the memory occupying his.
If ultimately approved, the drug, aducanumab, made by Biogen, would be the first new Alzheimer’s treatment in nearly two decades. Some evidence suggests it slows, but does not stop, cognitive decline.
Nursing homes set restrictions to lower risks, but Covid-19 has continued spreading in some homes, and residents are now grappling with consequences from isolation.
As community noise levels increased, so did the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Creepypasta meets esoterica in an ongoing meme.
A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.
Yes, you can help a cognitively impaired person participate in the election. But heed these two guidelines.
Thirteen years ago, my parents tried to wish away my gender transition. Now, Alzheimer’s threatens to erase their memory of me altogether.
Judge ShawnDya L. Simpson, 54, agreed to step down after the Commission on Judicial Conduct determined her behavior in court was “erratic and at times intemperate.”
Rates of dementia have steadily fallen over the past 25 years, a new study finds. But the disease is increasingly common in some parts of the world.
Scientists say such tests could be available in a few years, speeding research for treatments and providing a diagnosis for dementia patients who want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease.
Experts say one popular test that the president might have taken is by no means definitive, or even diagnostic.
Was he one of the hidden victims of the coronavirus pandemic?
Coming out repeatedly to my grandmother with Alzheimer’s allowed me to fully embrace my queer identity.
I wish someone had told me about the beauty that waited at the end of this journey.
In “On Vanishing,” Lynn Casteel Harper argues that society needs a better approach to understand and care for people who are suffering cognitive decline.
Dad was fading and the hospital seemed like the most dangerous option. What was I supposed to do?