How 'Doll Therapy' Can Help The Memory-ImpairedThe idea is to engage patients and provide a sense of purpose. Severe memory loss can lead to confusion, agitation, withdrawal and isolation.
South LA Family Desperate To Find Alzheimer's PatientLena Wiggins, a 76 year old woman with Alzheimer's disease, wandered away from her South LA home more than two weeks ago. There's been no sign of her since.
Reagan Remembered For Her Immeasurable Impact On Fight To End Alzheimer'sThe late Nancy Reagan said the hardest part of Alzheimer’s disease was not being able to share old memories with her husband, who was diagnosed in 1994.
Popular '70s Sitcom Star Pat Harrington Dies From Complications Of Alzheimer'sHarrington played Dwayne Schneider, the cocky handyman on the long-running CBS sitcom "One Day at a Time."
77-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing In LAAccording to the Los Angeles Police Department, Maria Juarez was last seen in the 200 block of 93rd Street on Sunday.
Public's Help Sought To Locate Missing 73-Year-Old Woman In Simi ValleyAccording to the Simi Valley Police Department, Geraldine Weller was last seen at her residence on Brindle Court.
Tracking Bracelets Help Bring Home Wandering Patients QuicklyWith so many suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, autism, Down syndrome, dementia and more wandering off, prompting a missing persons report, La Verne police has help in finding these people and bringing them safely home.
'Lawrence Of Arabia' Actor Omar Sharif Battling Alzheimer's DiseaseLegendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.
Report: Hostile Workplace For Female Professors At UCLA Alzheimer's CenterAn investigation at the University of California, Los Angeles, medical school found that female professors at its Alzheimer's disease research center worked under hostile conditions.
Public's Help Sought To Locate 74-Year-Old Man Reported Missing In East LA Police sought the public's help Thursday to locate a 74-year-old man who has been reported missing.
UCLA Study: Simple Blood Test Could Be Developed To Diagnose Alzheimer'sA study has found the first evidence suggesting that a simple blood test could be used to diagnose a patient with Alzheimer's disease, UCLA researchers reported Thursday.
Maria Shriver Launches 'Wipe Out Alzheimer's Challenge' To Empower, Educate WomenMaria Shriver is on a mission to educate women about Alzheimer's disease and talked to CBS2's Pat Harvey about her movement to do just that in a one-on-one interview.