Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease two years ago.
A legend in the music business has deteriorated to the point where he has to be moved to an Alzheimers Care facility.
Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.
Last year the search for a missing Garland man with dementia gained widespread attention. Now the daughter of the missing man is hoping to help others who are struggling with affected loved ones.
Professor Jackie Reynolds encourages employment in the striving healthcare field in the DFW area.
Scientists have found a compelling clue in the quest to learn what causes age-related memory problems, and to one day be able to tell if those misplaced car keys are just a senior moment or an early warning of something worse.
New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.
James Seaton talked to CBS 11 News from the Kaufman County Jail after police arrested him and charged him in connection with this nursing home patient’s head injuries. He says, “It’s terrifying to me right now.”
The CBS-11 I-Team has learned a North Texas nursing home has been cited in the past by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services
Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
As temperatures hover near freezing, the family of 82 year old Maria Arrocha bundle up and head out the door, searching for her.
It is estimated that some 340,000 Texans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. An online community has now been started for those Texans and millions upon millions of others worldwide impacted by the disease.