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Dispatchers go low-tech to find man with dementia

Emergency dispatchers near Philadelphia are being credited for helping rescuers reach a man with dementia by keeping him on the phone until they could hear their colleagues' sirens and air horns
Published: 12/04/16

Chicago-area judge who let clerk take bench has Alzheimer's

A state judicial board has concluded that a Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease
Published: 12/03/16
Senate GOP shies from fight over Medicare

Senate GOP shies from fight over Medicare

Congressional Democrats are warning that Speaker Paul Ryan and President-elect Donald Trump are gunning for Medicare
Published: 12/02/16
Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says congressional Republicans plan changes to Medicare, in order to "save that program for the long term."
Published: 12/02/16

University of Kansas conducts dementia research

Researchers at the University of Kansas have established a center to understand and work on dementia research
Published: 12/02/16
Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says congressional Republicans plan changes to Medicare, in order to "save that program for the long term."
Published: 12/01/16

Colorado faces looming challenges with aging population

A state report says Colorado needs to create a position to handle the needs of the state's rapidly-growing population of those 65 and older
Published: 11/29/16

Graduate of North Carolina A&T gives school $1 million

A graduate of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro is giving the school $1 million for scholarships and to help fight Alzheimer's disease
Published: 11/29/16

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Published: 11/23/16

Markets Right Now: Dow, S&P 500 set records; Nasdaq slips

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at records highs again but the Nasdaq composite fell, dragged down by declines in big technology names
Published: 11/23/16