Study: Antioxidant In Many Fruits And Vegetables Linked To Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s DementiaThe study from AAN, a professional society of neuroscientists headquartered in Minnesota, involved 921 people, with an average age of 81.
Missing Woman With Alzheimer's Recovering After Being Found Lying In SnowAn 89-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s is recovering after she went missing Sunday evening in central Minnesota and was found in the woods, lying in the snow.
Studies In Healthy Older People Seek To Prevent Alzheimer'sIt may be too late to stop Alzheimer's in people who already have some mental decline. But what if a treatment could target the very earliest brain changes while memory and thinking skills are still intact, in hope of preventing the disease? Two big studies are going all out to try.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental DeclineResults were announced at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
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.
Experts Propose New Way Of Defining Alzheimer'sGovernment and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.
'Unite & Fight' Raises Money For Retired Sgt. With Alzheimer'sPolice officers, firefighters and paramedics threw punches Saturday night to help a brother in blue.
Largest Midwestern Dementia Conference Held In St. PaulHundreds met in St. Paul Saturday to learn more about a disease affecting nearly 5 million people across the country.
Managing Expectations: One Family's Struggle With Alzheimer'sFor more than a year, WCCO has been documenting one family's fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Focuses On Diversity At ConferenceJust about everybody knows someone who has been touched by dementia. But did you know that Hispanics/Latinos and African-Americans in the United States are at a higher risk for Alzheimer's Disease?
Living With Alzheimer’s: A Look At The Life Of A CaregiverThey are often the people most affected by a cruel disease, the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients.
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.
'Memory Club' Helps Alzheimer's Patients Train Their BrainsFor two hours over the course of 10 weeks, Alzheimer's patients and caregivers meet at Memory Club. The class is designed for people like Paul Quinn, in the earliest detectable stage of the disease.
Alzheimer's Takes Toll On Doctor And His FamilyAt least half of us already know someone with Alzheimer's Disease, and in the next decade twice as many Minnesotans will be diagnosed. WCCO is beginning an up-close look, documenting the fight one family is in.
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.