A retired St. John’s Abbey priest accused of sexually abusing children is dead. The law office of Jeff Anderson and Associates announced Friday that Father Richard Eckroth passed away this week at the age of 88.
A nephew who had power of attorney for his uncle has pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court to stealing nearly $900,000 from him.
It’s one of the most terrifying diseases of advanced age. That’s the inability to remember the simplest things, like a loved one’s name. But people fighting with dementia and Alzheimer’s are proving that while some things may get lost, they are still able to put song to verse without missing a word.
A Maplewood woman is facing charges of exploitation after she allegedly took $47,000 from her mentally ill mother. Annette Lynn Biel, 50, faces one count of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
The Three Rivers Park District is debuting a GPS tracking system to protect vulnerable guests. The outdoors can pose an added challenge for families with loved ones who have autism, Alzheimer’s or dementia and have a tendency to wander.
Dementia is a disease we often don’t like to talk about, but it likely affects someone you know. The brain disease that causes memory loss primarily affects people over the age of 60. The most common form is Alzheimer’s.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing 75-year-old man who has dementia. Clifford Lee was last seen Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. in the city of Grant. He was wearing blue jeans, a gray T-shirt and possibly a navy-colored sweatshirt.
Minneapolis Police said an 80-year-old woman with dementia who went missing early Saturday morning has been found and is safe.
Police are asking for help in finding an 81-year-old west central Minnesota man who has been missing since Tuesday. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate Orlando Wayne Tollefson, who left Herman, Minn., at 5 p.m. Tuesday and didn’t return to his residence.
Law enforcement is looking for a central Wisconsin woman with the early effects of dementia. According to the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, 77-year-old Lena Kriesant left her Town of Bradley home Friday morning to go to the store and didn’t return.
Authorities in Duluth are asking for the public’s help to find a woman who hasn’t been seen in almost a week. Dale Elizabeth Gerard, 74, was last seen at her Duluth home on the 5600 block of Grand Avenue last Saturday.
Can anesthesia from surgery cause dementia in elderly patients? That question was the subject of a recent Mayo Clinic study. The findings were released Wednesday.
Alarming new statistics have come out from the Alzheimer’s Association.
This week WCCO-TV brought you an absurd story of a seemingly unjustifiable prosecution. Margaret Schneider, 86, of St. Peter, who suffers from dementia, was charged with voter fraud because she voted twice in last Augusts’ primary.
An elderly St. Peter, Minn. woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and dementia has been charged with voter fraud.
Authorities in Burnsville are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 61-year-old man with dementia.
Fred McNeill played linebacker for the Vikings in two Super Bowls. Ultimately, the violent game that pro football is has taken its toll on McNeill.
An 88-year-old Fergus Falls man with dementia has been reported missing in Fergus Falls Friday.
Day after day, Hazel Eng sat on her couch, a blank stare on her face. The powerful antipsychotics she was taking often cloaked her in sedation. And when they didn’t, the 89-year-old lashed out at her nursing home’s aides with such anger and frequency her daughter wondered if her mother would be better off dead.
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.
New guidelines on Alzheimer’s show the disease starts damaging the brain years before symptoms show up.
A Minneapolis dance company is getting attention from across the country for what it’s doing for our seniors.