Missouri missing woman found deceased

U.S. 10/21/19, 04:04

A 92-year-old Missouri woman was found dead by woman Joplin police on Saturday, Oct. 18, near her home in Joplin. Police issued a silver advisory after Waneta Louise Day, who was diagnosed with dementia and high blood pressure, was reported missing. Joplin ...

What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills

U.S. 05/14/19, 08:08

If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise.About 50 million people currently have dementia, and Alzheimer's ...

Mets great Tom Seaver diagnosed with dementia at 74

Sports 03/07/19, 17:52

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.His family made the announcement Thursday through the Hall and said Seaver has retired from public ...

Report finds few seniors are getting routine memory checkups

U.S. 03/05/19, 00:13

Few seniors get their thinking and memory abilities regularly tested during check-ups, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association that raises questions about how best to find out if a problem is brewing.Medicare pays for an annual "wellness ...

Supreme Court rules for Alabama death row inmate

U.S. 02/27/19, 16:03

The Supreme Court is ordering a new state court hearing to determine whether an Alabama death row inmate is so affected by dementia that he can't be executed. The justices ruled 5-3 on Wednesday in favor of inmate Vernon Madison, who ...

Companies navigate dementia conversations with older workers

Business 01/28/19, 03:02

Faced with an aging American workforce, companies are increasingly navigating delicate conversations with employees grappling with cognitive declines, experts say.Workers experiencing early stages of dementia may struggle with tasks they had completed without difficulty. Historically punctual employees may forget about ...

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