The case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease.
Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the difficulty of caring for those with the unpredictable disease.
A Denver outdoorsman plans to pedal 100 miles. It’s an annual ride he’s done before, but this time will be different.
Disturbing news was released Wednesday about women and Alzheimer’s disease. The new report shows women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s in their lifetime as they are breast cancer.
It’s something most people take for granted — cooking up a meal in the kitchen. But for people with Alzheimer’s, cooking becomes increasingly difficult, but not impossible.
A unique program from the Alzheimer’s Association and the Denver Art Museum is reaching out to a part of the public often underserved by the arts.
At Washington Park in Denver a man named James Creasey can often be found playing croquet with Alzheimer’s Disease patients and their families.
American adults are more afraid of getting Alzheimer’s than heart disease, stroke or diabetes. In a new survey, only fear of cancer ranked higher.
Omega-3 pills promoted as boosting memory didn’t slow mental and physical decline in older patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a big disappointment in a multimillion-dollar government-funded study.