Alzheimer’s Disease

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Missing Minneapolis Man With Alzheimer’s Found Safe

Authorities say an 85-year-old man with Alzheimer’s Disease who went missing Wednesday has been found safe.

10/18/2012

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Mpls. Police Seek Public Help Locating 85-Year-Old Man

An 85-year-old man with Alzheimer’s is missing after he left his house early Wednesday morning and did not return. Now, Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

10/17/2012

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Police: Missing Man With Alzheimer’s Found

Darryl Phillip Ekstrom, 67, was last seen at around 4 p.m. Tuesday riding a white bicycle near his residence. Police responded to the 6000 block of Medicine Lake Road at about 9 p.m. on a report that he was missing.

07/18/2012

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Treatment Shows Promise Of Stopping Alzheimer’s Progression

A new treatment is showing promise in stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

07/17/2012

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From Minn. To Fla.: College Students Bike For Alzheimer’s

Nine college students are biking across the country in an effort to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research and support.

05/29/2012

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Bobby Vee Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s Disease

Fargo native and pop music icon Bobby Vee has gone public with his battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

04/30/2012

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Couple Married 70 Years Copes With Alzheimer’s

Seventy years of marriage: the headline sells itself. One Minneapolis couple who today celebrated this milestone now share their secret to defeating the odds.

04/04/2012

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A New Plan To Fight Alzheimer’s

Millions of American families struggle with the difficulites of Alzheimer’s disease.

01/17/2012

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Pastor Accused Of Stealing From Man With Alzheimer’s

A Minneapolis man with Alzheimer’s had more than $32,000 stolen from him, and his family said the fact that it was their pastor makes it hurt even more.

11/09/2011

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Northeast Minnesota Leads State In Mortality Rate

A new state report finds that northeastern Minnesota leads the state in overall mortality rate, which means the people there are more likely to die of any cause in a year than other Minnesota residents.

09/02/2011

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Minn. Nursing Home Program Minimizes Medication

Superior native Stanley Keller has lived in a Park Point nursing home for 21 of his 57 years, but he hasn’t forgotten his favorite football team.

04/23/2011

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Detecting Alzheimer’s Early On Is Key

New guidelines on Alzheimer’s show the disease starts damaging the brain years before symptoms show up.

04/20/2011

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Minneapolis Dance Company Helps Elderly Dance Again

A Minneapolis dance company is getting attention from across the country for what it’s doing for our seniors.

02/05/2011

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Study: Alzheimer’s Could Cost State $10 Billion In 20 Years

A rally is happening Thursday at the Minnesota State Capitol over the effect Alzheimer’s disease could have on the state’s future budget. Activists say if the state doesn’t prepare for this, costs from Alzheimer’s could reach $10 billion in 20 years.

01/13/2011

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