Tips For Families Celebrating Holidays With Loved Ones Suffering From Memory LossIt's a magical season, usually filled with family and tradition. But for loved ones with memory loss and their caregivers, it can be a difficult time of year.
Minnesota Adds Alzheimers As Qualifying Condition For Medical MarijuanaMinnesota lawmakers legalized medical marijuana in 2014. It's currently approved for such conditions as cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS and intractable pain.
Sandra Day O'Connor Announces Likely Alzheimer's DiagnosisSandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease."
Group Petitions For Medical Pot Program To Include Opioid AddictionA medical marijuana advocate group is petitioning the state government to expand Minnesota’s medical pot program to include those who struggle with opioid addiction.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk Of Alzheimer'sLowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a major study finds.
Figuring Out 'Driving Retirement' For A Loved One With Alzheimer's Taking the keys from a loved one with memory loss can be one of the hardest moves to make in the difficult journey.
Minnesotan Climbing Mountains To Raise Alzheimer’s AwarenessOn this longest day of the year, a Minnesota man shined light on a disease that robbed him of his father.
Study: Viruses Might Play A Role In Alzheimer'sA provocative new study says viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's.
Middle School Coders Create App To Help With Memory Loss Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. And there is a local group of middle school students doing something about that.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
For Those Living With Memory Loss, When Is It OK To Take Away The Car Keys?A scary turn in 79-year-old Paul Quinn's condition ended with a trip to the wrong house and a call to police.
Klobuchar Bill Would Aid Caregivers When Vulnerable People Go MissingIt's estimated that half of children with autism will wander away at some point in their lives.
10 Early Signs Of Alzheimer's DiseaseThey include poor judgement, swings in mood, and difficulty completing daily tasks.
Bill Gates Gives $50 Million To Fight Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Virtual Tour Lets People Experience What Dementia Feels LikeThose who experience it discover how just a small room and a table of tasks can quickly lead to frustration and heartbreak.