New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...police: a 17-year-old who crashed into a light pole while snow-tubing down a street and an 83-year-old man with dementia who was found dead in his backyard.As the storm pushed into the Northeast on Monday, the region came to a near standstill...

More volunteers should join fight against rising cases of dementia

...Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The number of people affected by...someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. There are almost 10 million caregivers...Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, support groups, education programs...

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...caregivers Registrations are being accepted for the Alzheimer's Association Annual Education Symposium, Alzheimer's and Dementias: Caregiver Strategies. The program for family and professional caregivers will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March...

Early-onset Alzheimer's patients want support group in Augusta

...diagnosed with early-onset frontotemporal dementia, a somewhat rare disorder related to...her husband."I knew before that for dementia there is no cure," he said. "I didn't...didn't know anyone with early onset dementia."His mother had been diagnosed with...

Elderly with dementia may face greater risk of Alzheimer's

...did not reach the level of dementia. Out of that group, 26 percent...Alzheimer's or some other type of dementia within 18 months. The findings...Alzheimer's disease and dementia and, in and of itself, may...Neil Buckholtz, chief of the Dementias of Aging Branch at the National...

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Study: Smoking doubles risk of dementia, Alzheimer's

...Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, a study published Friday suggests...were 2.2 times more likely to develop dementia of any kind and had a risk for Alzheimer's...Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, estimated to afflict nearly 18 million...

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Study finds dementia in most 100-year-olds

...and three more had mild dementia. They weren't able to test...solid answer for how common dementia is among centenarians. Finding...Neil Buckholtz, chief of the dementias of aging branch at the National...experienced in the diagnosis of dementia," Blansjaar said. Dr...

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Tennessee women's basketball coach prepares for first season with dementia

...Summitt has handled the talk about her dementia diagnosis the same way she manages Tennessee...That's the reason for when I came out with dementia and Alzheimer's," Summitt said...she'll face more questions about dementia and Alzheimer's disease when she makes...

Senior-living developments likely to boom, including in Augusta

...25 years. They're making a decision while they can make it."The upscale community, which recently added a 25-suite dementia center, also includes skilled nursing care for its residents, if they should need it.Residents pay an entry fee starting...

Woman faces felony exploitation charges

...accused of helping herself to the bank accounts of an elderly dementia patient under her care will be arraigned next week on multiple...96-year-old Augusta nursing home resident with a history of dementia, allegedly stole more than $22,000 from the resident's...