Vivian A. Brown, one the celebrity twin sisters often seen on San Francisco streets, has died after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease.
A 76-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease who walked away from a Peninsula nursing home has been found safe, according to authorities.
An elderly woman reported missing from an adult care home in Concord Sunday evening was found dead at a nearby elementary school hours later, a police sergeant said.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.
Donations have poured in to help the iconic Brown twins remain together since the older sister, Vivian, developed Alzheimer’s requiring round the clock care that landed her in the hospital.
Genentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.
Bay Area families who struggle with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease are using poetry to help rekindle memories and create moments of joy for patients and families alike.
Newark police say an 81-year-old man who was missing for a week has been found 3,000 miles away.
State legislators and medical experts unveiled a new state plan Wednesday for coping with Alzheimer’s disease. An explosion of people with the disease is expected in the next 20 years.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 84-year-old Albert Marcotte.