Dementia symptoms: Scientists discover UNEXPECTED delayed side-effect of condition

DEMENTIA - a set of symptoms caused by brain disease or injury - affects 850,000 people in the UK. By Lauren Clark Key signs include memory...

Caring for an elderly mother: a daughter’s story

A daughter shares her personal experiences of caring for her mother while juggling work and looking after her children. When my mother was diagnosed with...

Retirement home shut down months after attack on 86-year-old

(CNN)A newly uncovered video of a resident at an assisted living facility in Florida mercilessly beating another resident raises new questions about the...

South Florida caretaker used duct tape to tie 67-year-old woman to...

By Peter Burke BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Two South Florida caretakers are facing charges of false imprisonment and elderly abuse after one of them used...

Memory Test And PET Scans Detect Early Signs Of Alzheimer’

PET scans can detect the decline in glucose metabolism associated with decreased cognitive function, particularly in the temporal and parietal lobes located on the...

Pancreatic cancer: What are the symptoms of ‘silent killer’ set to...

Jaundice, abdominal pain and changes to bowel habits are among the symptoms of the diseas Pancreatic cancer will claim an increasing number of lives over...

Does My Parent Have Alzheimer’s?

When your aging parent begins to forget little things here and there, age is often the culprit. Most seniors experience age-related forgetfulness and tend to...

You Asked: How Can I Spot Early Signs of Dementia In...

By Markham Heid Your father keeps misplacing his keys, or your mother repeats herself. Should you be worried about dementia? If those seemingly minor issues...

Death and dementia: Preparing for the end of life

End stage dementia care: What you need to know It can be traumatic to watch a loved one with dementia nearing the end of their...

What Are the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists continue to unravel the complex brain changes involved in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. It seems likely that damage to the...