Dementia

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CBS11 Goes On Eye-Opening “Virtual Dementia Tour”

“This is just putting you in their path,” says Micah Grace, Silverado Memory Care Community, “in their shoes, so you can experience a little of that confusion.”

06/09/2015

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Police Look For Missing Woman With Dementia

Police in Dallas are searching for a 72-year-old woman with dementia who was reported missing on Monday. Pearl Rogers was last seen on foot along North Buckner Boulevard.

06/02/2015

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Alzheimer’s Association

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know that 47 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide?

06/01/2015

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Dallas Police: ‘Sweetheart Swindler’ Took $16K From Man With Dementia

Dallas police say they’re looking for a woman who tricked a man with dementia into applying for credit cards and gift cards – someone they’re calling the ‘Sweetheart Swindler.’

04/24/2015

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Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1B

A federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.

04/22/2015

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Police Ask For Help Finding Missing 68-Year-Old Man

Police in Arlington are asking for your help finding a 68-year-old man who has gone missing. Jerry Pullen was last seen at about 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2014

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Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme ‘Flawed’

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.

09/30/2014

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Missing 76-Year-Old Woman Found Safe

Fort Worth police are asking for your help locating a missing elderly woman. Seventy-six year old Soledad Ortiz de Ortega suffers from dementia and has problems recognizing and being aware of her surroundings.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2014

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Doctor Talks Smokers, Menopause, Cynicism

Dr. Crystal Fosters looks at some of the latest medical headlines including the life expectancy of smokers, a new way to ease menopause symptoms, and a link between cynicism and dementia.

05/29/2014

NFL Contract Talks

Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL Concussions

Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.

01/06/2014

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Garland Senior Still Missing 7 Weeks Later

Police are still searching for a missing 82-year-old man from Garland who suffers from dementia.

11/28/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

How To Tell Signs Of Dementia From Normal Aging

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.

07/17/2013

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