Insulin Nasal Spray Trial Improves Alzheimer's SymptomsDoctors at Health Partners in the Twin Cities are growing increasingly optimistic about a new Alzheimer's treatment. It's a nasal spray they say is greatly helping with memory loss in patients taking part in a clinical trial.
New Community Choir For Dementia Patients And Their FamiliesDementia is a disease that affects 5.5 million Americans. A new community choir is rallying around those with the common but often misunderstood condition.
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.
Neglect Leads To Hypothermic Death Of Dementia PatientThe client was found by family in a snow bank.
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.
Poetry Project Aims To Reach Patients With DementiaEmployees at 20 nursing homes in Wisconsin are receiving training to use poetry as a method of reaching residents with dementia.
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.
Neuroscience Center Pioneering Alzheimer's, Dementia TreatmentsOne of the few places in the country developing new treatments for dementia and Alzheimer's disease is in the Twin Cities.
Information About DementiaDementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes in the brain.
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?
Wisconsin Father Shares Story Of Struggle With DementiaIt's estimated the number of people diagnosed with dementia will double every 20 years. Helping better support that growing population is the goal of a program in western Wisconsin.
Fmr. Vikings Linebacker Fred McNeill Dies At 63Long time Vikings linebacker Fred McNeill has died. McNeill had slowly been slipping away from ALS and was diagnosed with dementia caused by the effects of NFL violence.
MDH: 3 Dementia Patients Sexually Abused At Senior HomeA staff member at a Sartell, Minnesota, senior home is accused of sexually abusing three clients with dementia.
Father Eckroth Is Laid To Rest, While New Documents Shed Disturbing LightA 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.
Nephew Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Uncle With DementiaA nephew who had power of attorney for his uncle has pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court to stealing nearly $900,000 from him.