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Dementia

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

Help Prevent 500,000 Americans Dying Each Year From Disease With No Cure, No Prevention

Alzheimer’s kills more people than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined, making it the 6th leading cause of death in America but it cannot be cured, prevent, or even truly slowed. Saturday, though, is a chance where you can do something about it.

09/17/2014

Missing. (CBS)

Police Find Missing Elderly San Rafael Woman After 3 Hour Search

Police have located an elderly woman who went missing in San Rafael Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

77-year-old Luba Luserovich was last seen near her home on Fountainhead Drive in San Ramon on August 27, 2014. She is described as 5'5", 150 pounds, with light brown hair and brown eyes. (San Ramon Police)

Missing Elderly Woman With Dementia Found Thanks To Rescue Dog And Trainer

There was a happy ending to the frantic search for a missing grandmother with dementia. After four days a well-trained Labrador Retriever led his owner to 77-year-old Luba Lusherovich.

08/30/2014

Carmen Dentamaro (Berkeley Police Department)

Berkeley Woman With Dementia Who Went Missing Has Been Located

Berkeley police say a 75-year-old woman suffering dementia who went missing Thursday night has been located.

08/22/2014

Guillermo Ibarra, 74, was last seen Thursday at the Santa Clara DMV office at 3665 Flora Vista Ave. around 1 p.m., San Jose police spokesman Albert Morales said.

Missing San Jose Man With Dementia Found

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating an at-risk elderly man missing since Thursday afternoon.

05/23/2014

James Moten

Police Searching For Missing Oakland Man With Dementia

Police in Oakland were searching for a 64-year-old man who went missing from his care home on Saturday.

06/16/2013

James Ross, aka Jim

Police Searching For Missing Alameda Man Suffering From Dementia

James “Jim” Ross was last seen driving away from his residence on Liberty Avenue in a blue 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

05/27/2013

Kenneth Chin

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over SF Dementia Patient Left At Wrong Location

An elder abuse and wrongful death case has been filed in California Superior Court in the disappearance and death of a San Francisco dementia patient who was missing for 10 days before being found by a dog walker, dead in a park.

02/09/2012

Missing. (CBS)

Missing Elderly Fairfield Woman Spent Night In Neighbor’s Yard

A missing at-risk elderly Fairfield woman was found in good health after spending the night in a neighbor’s yard.

09/10/2011

William Ayers

Peninsula Child Psychiatrist Won’t Stand Trial For Sex Abuse

A San Mateo psychiatrist who was accused of molesting seven male patients in the early 1990s has been deemed incompetent to stand trial, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

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