Content Tagged 'Alzheimer's'

Golden Alert Issued For Missing Lexington Woman
A Golden Alert was issued Friday night for Patricia Ann Clarke, 77, of Lexington, who went missing around 6:00 p.m. from the Winchester Road area. She suffers from Alzheimer's. She was driving a 2000 Tan Cadillac Deville with Kentucky license plate 726-4EW, according to police.
Lexington Officers Searching for Missing Alzheimer's Patient
Lexington police were told by family members of 72-year-old William Etherton that the Alzheimer's patient disappeared at 3:15 Thursday afternoon.
UK Researchers Look for link between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's
UK neurologists believe there is a link between people with down syndrome and Alzheimer's, that may help cure the form of dementia. Video Video
Employee Accused Of Setting Fire In Locked Alzheimer's Unit Of Nursing Home
The Carlisle Fire Chief said an employee at Johnson Mathers Health Care intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit, but then put the fire out before there was much damage or any injuries to appear to be the "hero."
Doctors: Sequester Could Affect Alzheimer's Research
Doctors at the UK Alzheimer's Disease Center said the sequester could mean reduced research funding, which they say could reduce chances of finding a cure for the deadly disease. Video Video
Alzheimer's Disease On The Rise
A report released by the Alzheimer's Association said that one in every eight older Americans has Alzheimer's disease. 80,000 Kentuckians had the disease in 2010. Video Video
Golden Alert Issued For Lexington Man
Lexington Police said Dennis Vanderpool went missing around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Police said he suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He's believed to be traveling in a black, 2001 Ford Ranger pickup with license plate 595 FMP.
Safety Tips For Caregivers Of Dementia Sufferers
Within the past four days, three people were found in Central Kentucky after Golden Alerts were issued for their disappearance. All three of these people suffer from dementia. Video Video
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