dementia

Many outlets are now reporting that Wendy Williams is fighting to get access back into her Wells Fargo account after a former financial advisor allegedly told the bank that the beloved talk show host wasn't in her right state of mind, fueling suspicions of dementia yet again.

Wendy Williams’ brother has shut down reports that she is wheelchair-bound and suffering from early stages of dementia.

Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease at a relatively young age because they inherited rare gene flaws. The results announced Monday are another disappointment for the approach that scientists have focused on for years — trying to remove […]

Many older American adults may inaccurately estimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it, new research suggests. Almost half of adults surveyed believed they were likely to develop dementia. The results suggest many didn’t understand the connection between physical health and brain health and how racial differences can affect dementia […]

Unfortunately we have so not-so-good news about iconic actress Nichelle Nichols of “Star Trek” fame. She was caught on tape  screaming hysterically for her life. Her fragile emotional state is most likely connected with a battle she having with her son over her estate. The actress, who is 86, is said to be suffering from dementia, can […]

Q-Tip took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce that he’s dedicating the next episode of his Beats 1 show “Abstract Radio” to his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia. “This weekend on Abstract Radio, I’ll be doing a special show dedicated to my mother,” he said in a video. “It’s her birthday on Dec. 9. Shouts out […]

Studies show that wearing a hearing aid or undergoing cataract surgery can help lower a person’s chances of developing dementia. A persons risk for dementia decreases by 50% after cataract surgery and 75% after using hearing aids. Scientists believe this is because better hearing and vision allows people to remain in touch with and aware […]

WHAT ARE THE SECRETS TO AGING WELL? A major key to aging well is exercise of some type, not necessarily a gym, but housework or gardening for at least 45 mins a majority days of the week can be of benefit. New studies suggest adults that are not socially isolated – those with family or […]

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of an Alabama inmate whose attorneys argue that dementia has left the 67-year-old unable to remember killing a police officer three decades ago. Justices issued a stay Thursday night, the same evening that Vernon Madison was scheduled to receive a lethal injection at […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seek a good education. Control blood pressure and diabetes. Get off the couch. There are some hints, but no proof yet, that these and other lifestyle changes just might help stave off dementia. A provocative report in the British journal Lancet Thursday raised the prospect that a third of dementia cases around […]

Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease — by keeping glucose at a healthy level. Alzheimer’s is by far the most common form of dementia and it’s […]

According to the National Enquirer, legendary actress Diahann Carroll is reportedly suffering from Dementia. The Oscar nominated 76-year-old  is in the early stages of the disease, reports the tabloid magazine. The newspaper is reporting that close friends say she is losing her memory but report that she is surrounded by close friends. Dementia is an […]