As memories of important events and people fade, the risks of a gun-related accident increase.
Handling domestic violence, shoplifting or traffic stops involving people with dementia takes special skills.
Former Time Magazine correspondent Jay Newton-Small used to cover politics and foreign policy. Now, she writes the life stories of people with dementia.
The late Gretchen Josephson had Down Syndrome and eventually developed Alzheimer's Disease. Her family recently donated her brain to the University of Colorado School of Medicine so researchers can study the link between the two conditions.
CSU leads a study that looks at how the concerts impact dementia patients and their caregivers.
- The report also finds nearly 240,000 caregivers in Colorado provided 272 million hours of unpaid care. That care is valued at more than $3 billion.Read more
The VSA Colorado Access Gallery will display a graffiti painting by the program’s participants during an exhibition in April.
- A key receptor once thought only to strengthen synapses - regions where nerve impulses are transmitted and received - can also weaken them, say the scientists.Read more
Graland Country Day School in Denver has developed a comprehensive learning module for seventh graders focused on Alzheimer’s disease.
Just as the ranks of Alzheimer's patients is growing, so is the political will to find a cure.