Karen Garner, 73, of Loveland, Colo., walked out of a Walmart without paying for $13.88 worth of items. Police officers broke a bone in her arm and dislocated her shoulder, a lawsuit says.
The research, tracking thousands of people from age 50 on, suggests those who sleep six hours or less a night are more likely to develop dementia in their late 70s.
Nursing homes, one of the most restricted settings in America during the pandemic, are allowing visitors again. But opening the doors has brought new complications.
Players said the lawyer for the N.F.L. retiree class knew that race-based criteria were used to deny Black players’ dementia claims. A review of eight such rejections seems to support their argument.
For the millions of Americans living with dementia, every day during this pandemic can bring a fresh horror.
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.
IBM researchers trained artificial intelligence to pick up hints of changes in language ahead of the onset of neurological diseases.
A woman in Colombia with a rare genetic mutation recently made the ultimate donation to science.
The actor, who died this weekend, struggled with the debilitating condition in his final months, his wife told The Daily Mail.
As community noise levels increased, so did the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Yes, you can help a cognitively impaired person participate in the election. But heed these two guidelines.
As seniors find themselves cut off from loved ones during the pandemic, some are turning to automated animals for company.
The Chicago Bears great was known for his effortless, slicing runs. Revealing his dementia diagnosis years after his retirement showed the toll of those dazzling performances.
The players say doctors use two scales — one for Black athletes, one for white — to determine eligibility for dementia claims.
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.
The president said on Fox News that he had to remember those words as part of a test that he said demonstrated his mental acuity. But the test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, is meant to detect signs of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other conditions.
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?
For years, I have been making images of my mother as her dementia progresses. The process brings us closer.
The coronavirus outbreak was difficult to trace in the Wisconsin convent, which specializes in care for aging nuns with dementia.
In “On Vanishing,” Lynn Casteel Harper argues that society needs a better approach to understand and care for people who are suffering cognitive decline.
The police were leading an extensive search for Mr. Beard, an artist who disappeared on Long Island on March 31.