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.
For Stillwater Family, Living With Alzheimer's Means Living In The MomentFor nearly two years, WCCO has been documenting a retired Stillwater doctor's diagnosis of the earliest detectable stages of Alzheimer's.
MOA Store Helps You Give While Holiday ShoppingWith the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.
Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Thousands From Ill GrandmaA White Bear Lake man was charged Tuesday with stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother after relatives contacted police with suspicions of fraud. The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Dennis Lee Olson, 42, is charged with theft by swindle from Betty Jane Braun between 2008 and 2013, when she passed away.
Walk To End Alzheimer's Turns Downtown Minneapolis PurpleSome 10,000 people took part in this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Target Field. Teams raised more than $1 million, the most of the 600 walks held across the country.
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Study Gives Researchers New HopeIt's a disease with no cure and limited treatment – Alzheimer's. This week the Mayo Clinic announced the findings of a major study that is giving researchers new hope.
Holidays A Good Time To Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer'sMore than 80,000 Minnesotans are living with Alzheimer's disease, according to Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota. It's the most common form of dementia and sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S.
Police: Missing Maplewood Man Found Near Cannon FallsAuthorities in Maplewood say an 84-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday has been found and is safe. Arthur Robert Arnold, Jr., of Maplewood, left his home at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to a St. Paul barbershop, but never got there.
Brooklyn Park Police Search For Missing WomanBrooklyn Park Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing vulnerable adult. Police say 51-year-old Ida Tims was last seen Tuesday morning after walking away from her home on the 6300 block of Zane Avenue.
Health Watch: Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's DiscoveryIn Health Watch, doctors at the Mayo Clinic have made a major discovery in the fight to find a treatment for Alzheimer's. They have uncovered a new link between a protein in the brain and the disease.
Wealshire Is Helping Those With Dementia ‘Live With Pride & Dignity’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.