Dementia

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Fmr. Viking Fred McNeill Battling Dementia After Football

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.

02/15/2012

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Authorities: Fergus Falls Man With Dementia Missing

An 88-year-old Fergus Falls man with dementia has been reported missing in Fergus Falls Friday.

11/11/2011

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Push Underway To Cut Drugs For Dementia Patients

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.

09/14/2011

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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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