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Study: Active Ingredient In Marijuana Effective In Treatment Of Alzheimer’s

Relief for the millions of seniors who suffer from Azheimer’s Disease may come in form of a joint.

12/04/2014

(Lafayette Police)

Man Possibly Suffering Dementia Found In Lafayette; Doesn’t Know Name

Police are trying to find the family of a man found lost in Lafayette who appears to be suffering from dementia.

11/12/2014

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Robin Williams Reportedly Suffered From Dementia Prior To Suicide

A battle with Parkinson’s disease-related dementia likely precipitated the Suicide of comedian Robin Williams, according to TMZ.

11/11/2014

J.C. Canfield (Alameda Police Dept.)

Elderly Alameda Man Turns Himself In After Claiming He Fatally Shot Wife In ‘Mercy Killing’

An Alameda man who insists he just wanted to end his wife’s suffering is in jail Wednesday night accused of fatally shooting her, and neighbors insist it was not a murder but a mercy killing.

11/05/2014

86-year-old Ellen Kernaghan was last seen in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood on October 17, 2014. Kernaghan is described as standing 5'1" tall, weighing 110 pounds. Police said she may suffer from dementia. (CBS)

86-Year-Old Woman Known In San Francisco’s Potrero Hill Missing For 1 Week

An 86-year-old woman who may suffer from dementia and who is known to frequent San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood remains missing a week after she was last reported seen, a police spokesman said Friday.

10/24/2014

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

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