Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s Patient Won’t Be Charged In Killing Before Exam

Prosecutors will not file charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility until they know if he is competent to stand trial.

03/02/2015

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Alzheimer’s Patient Accused In Lakewood Killing May Never See Trial

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.

02/25/2015

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Expert: Alzheimer’s Beating In Lakewood Shows Disease’s Unpredictability

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.

02/25/2015

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Police: Alzheimer’s Patient, 87, Kills Roommate At Lakewood Facility

An 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient faces a homicide charge after the deadly beating of a fellow resident at an assisted living facility in Lakewood.

02/24/2015

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Peyton Manning Misses Fans, Bowlen At Training Camp

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he misses the fans and Broncos owner Pat Bowlen at training camp.

07/24/2014

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Would You Really Want To Know?

Exciting news about Alzheimer’s — but it is news that also carries a burden. A new test that is almost perfect — almost. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida asks, would you really want to know if youre going to develop a disease that has no cure?

07/08/2014

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Avid Cyclist With Early Onset Alzheimer’s Rides For A Cure

A Denver outdoorsman plans to pedal 100 miles. It’s an annual ride he’s done before, but this time will be different.

04/29/2014

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Using Peanut Butter And A Ruler To Make A Diagnosis

We all like fancy and high tech when it comes to medical testing, but researchers have found a simpler way to hone in towards a diagnosis of early Alzheimer’s. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, all it takes is a spoonful of peanut butter and a ruler.

10/11/2013

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Police Search For Missing Man With Alzheimer’s

Police in Lakewood are asking for help locating a missing man who has Alzheimer’s.

05/02/2013

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Denver Police Need Help Locating Missing Elderly Man

Police said Malcolm Whitman, 79, was last seen Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Walmart located at 38th Avenue and Quebec Street.

01/20/2013

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