dementia

Voices: The Falls Were Bad. The Diagnosis Was Worse.

Voices: The Falls Were Bad. The Diagnosis Was Worse.

Sylvia Rupani-Smith with her mother in 2013.
U.S. Dementia Rates Are Dropping Even as Population Ages

U.S. Dementia Rates Are Dropping Even as Population Ages

A MRI scan of the brain of a 64-year-old patient, showing evidence of Alzheimer’s disease.
U.S. Dementia Rates Are Dropping Even as Population Ages

U.S. Dementia Rates Are Dropping Even as Population Ages

A MRI scan of the brain of a 64-year-old patient, showing evidence of Alzheimer’s disease.
Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

The risk for dementia is 10 percent in people 65 years or older and nears 50 percent by the age of 85, experts say.
Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

The risk for dementia is 10 percent in people 65 years or older and nears 50 percent by the age of 85, experts say.
Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

The risk for dementia is 10 percent in people 65 years or older and nears 50 percent by the age of 85, experts say.

‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

Maja Daniels spent almost a year talking to hospital staff and patients before starting her project about dementia.

‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

Maja Daniels spent almost a year talking to hospital staff and patients before starting her project about dementia.
‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

Maja Daniels spent almost a year talking to hospital staff and patients before starting her project about dementia.
Why Scientists Are Still Flummoxed by Alzheimer’s

Why Scientists Are Still Flummoxed by Alzheimer’s

The brain is amazing and complicated

Sinosphere: Pollution Leads to Greater Risk of Dementia Among Older Women, Study Says

The study, led by researchers at the University of Southern California, looked at places with high concentrations of fine particulate matter — the kind common in air pollution across China.
What Would It Look Like, Hypothetically, If A Public Figure Were Suffering The Symptoms Of Dementia?

What Would It Look Like, Hypothetically, If A Public Figure Were Suffering The Symptoms Of Dementia?

Ronald Reagan was 69 years old at his inauguration as president in 1981, the oldest anyone had ever been on taking the office—a record that Donald Trump recently beat when he was inaugurated at age
If You Want to Avoid Dementia, Here’s What To Know

If You Want to Avoid Dementia, Here’s What To Know

You’ve heard the saying before: “use it or lose it.” Studies show that people who utilize their brains more—by furthering their education, learning a new language or musical instrument or keeping a
If You Want to Avoid Dementia, Here’s What To Know

If You Want to Avoid Dementia, Here’s What To Know

You’ve heard the saying before: “use it or lose it.” Studies show that people who utilize their brains more—by furthering their education, learning a new language or musical instrument or keeping a
Gale Sayers Has Dementia, His Family Says

Gale Sayers Has Dementia, His Family Says

The Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers in 1968. He starred for the Chicago Bears for seven seasons.