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Alzheimer’s

Genentech in South San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

South San Francisco-Based Genentech Starts Clinical Trial On Alzheimer’s

Genentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.

05/15/2012

(CBS)

HealthWatch: Poetry Helping Alzheimer’s Patients, Families Cope

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.

04/04/2012

81-year-old Jude Hunter of Newark was reported missing on January 10, 2012. He was found in New York City a week later. Jude suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. (CBS)

Missing East Bay Man With Alzheimer’s Found In NYC

Newark police say an 81-year-old man who was missing for a week has been found 3,000 miles away.

01/19/2012

Alzheimer's

California Lawmakers, Medical Experts Devise Plan To Deal With Alzheimer’s

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011

Diablo Man with Alzheimer's Goes Missing

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 84-year-old Albert Marcotte.

08/28/2010

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