- Silver Alerts tested for Alzheimer's patients lost on foot Updated: Apr-30-16 9:33 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Three Florida counties will test a new way to alert authorities when Alzheimer's patients walk away from caretakers.
- Critics of $1 billion NFL concussion deal seek court review Updated: Apr-28-16 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent court decision that upheld the deal.
- Health aide, elderly woman escape just before train hits car Updated: Apr-28-16 9:14 am
BEDFORD HILLS, New York - Authorities say a health aide and her 87-year-old passenger fled to safety seconds before a train smashed into their car.
- Student brings music to health care facilities in Sioux City Updated: Apr-24-16 11:25 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The high notes and trills of a single, silver flute cut through ringing telephones in the nurses' station and carry throughout the hospital halls like a street performer in a subway station.
- Germany holds memorial for longtime diplomat Genscher Updated: Apr-17-16 7:30 am
BERLIN - Senior German leaders have gathered in the former capital of Bonn for a memorial to honor the country's longest-serving foreign minister, Hans-Dietrich Genscher.
- Marshall med students get taste of aging's afflictions Updated: Apr-16-16 11:45 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - One thing that Dr. Lynne Goebel, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine professor and geriatrics specialist, said she hears a lot from her patients is old age is not the Golden Age.
- Museum program touches hearts, minds of the elderly Updated: Apr-11-16 9:20 am
FITCHBURG, Massachusetts - The concept of art therapy is not new.
- Nonprofit focuses on keeping Alzheimer's sufferers home Updated: Apr-10-16 11:15 am
ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis nonprofit is helping people with Alzheimer's disease stay in their homes longer, which its founder says benefits patients while saving taxpayers money that would otherwise go toward paying for nursing home care.
- English FA to ask FIFA to research dementia link to football Updated: Apr-09-16 6:07 pm
LONDON - The English Football Association will ask FIFA to investigate whether former players have dementia as a consequence of brain damage from playing the game.
- Lawsuit accuses children of taking $24 million from mother Updated: Apr-08-16 1:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A lawsuit filed on behalf of a widow with dementia accuses her three children, particularly one son, of defrauding her estate of $24 million.
- Report: Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan has Parkinson's disease Updated: Apr-06-16 9:03 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan said Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and a form of dementia.
- Correction: Heart Drugs-Prevention story Updated: Apr-05-16 12:49 pm
CHICAGO - In a story April 2 about research testing cholesterol-lowering drugs to prevent heart problems, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a Chicago cardiologist. The correct spelling is Dr. Clyde Yancy, not Yancey.
- Police: Nursing aide stole 96-year-old woman's medications Updated: Apr-04-16 7:44 am
AUBURN, Massachusetts - A certified nursing assistant at an Auburn senior living facility has been charged with stealing a 96-year-old resident's pain medications.
- At New Jersey museum, getting older is a virtual reality Updated: Apr-02-16 2:01 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - A new exhibit at a science museum in New Jersey lets people get a virtual experience of what life is like as you age.