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New laws to aid dementia sufferers headed to governor

Training, state coordinator important, association says.

Legislature nears midpoint, horse-racing slots not only issues taking up time

From abortion to Alzheimer's, other measures clear hurdles

Video games proving popular and beneficial for older adults

During the pandemic, a lot of people say they've been turning to video games to stay connected to people while also staying safely distant. 

UPDATE: Missing Lexington man with Alzheimer’s found safe

Lexington Police canceled a Golden Alert after 78-year old Dallas Hedges was found safe in Bourbon County.

$1 million grant for Alzheimer’s care awarded to Bluegrass Care Navigators

Bluegrass Care Navigators have received a $1 million grant to support Kentuckians who have Alzheimer’s disease and their families. 

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for Lexington man

Police say 68-year-old Lawrence Smith was found Monday after a Golden Alert was issued.

UPDATE: Missing Scott County man found

A missing Scott County man was found less than four hours after a Golden Alert was issued by Georgetown Police.

Lone volunteer fights against Alzheimer’s

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - One woman, a tent and some candles withstood a night so cold and windy, some candles couldn't be lit. "To think...

Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures.

Number of Alzheimer’s deaths in Kentucky on the rise

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in both Kentucky and the U.S. and the only disease in the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression.

Bike4Alz – Riding cross country to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

The team will bike over 3600 miles as they travel cross country riding for those affected by Alzheimers.

Cross country bike tour for Alzheimer’s stops in Lexington

A group of Western Kentucky University students are biking across America to raise awareness and money to fight Alzheimer's.

Bike4Alz rides through Lexington

The team will bike over 3600 miles as they travel cross country riding for those affected by Alzheimers.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled, missing man found safe

A Golden Alert for a missing Lexington man with Alzheimer's was canceled Tuesday night after he was found safe, according to Lexington Police.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for elderly woman in Georgetown

The Georgetown Police Department canceled Golden Alert for Georgetown woman.

Advocacy Day – Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer's Association, Kentucky Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Kentucky Association for Gerontology are hosting Advocacy Day on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in room 113 at the Capitol Annex building in Frankfort to bring awareness to the increased occurrences of Alzheimer's disease as well as other dementias.

UK Center on Aging gains $8.25M grant

A multimillion-dollar grant has been awarded to the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging to continue its Alzheimer's disease work.

UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled, woman returned home safely

Lexington Police cancelled a Golden Alert early Saturday morning for a woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and Dementia after she returned home safely.

Golden Alert issued for Knott County man

A Golden Alert was issued Friday evening by Kentucky State Police for a missing Knott County man who suffers from Alzheimer's.

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