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Finance committee OKs dementia bills

The Legislature's budget committee has approved five bills to help people cope with Alzheimer's disease and dementia
Published: 02/04/16

St. Louis daycare loses license after boy, 3, left on bus

A St. Louis daycare business has had its license revoked by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services after a 3-year-old boy was left unattended on a bus for several hours
Published: 02/04/16
Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients

Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients

Dental professionals are hitting the road in vans as part of an Albuquerque health care program that treats hundreds of elderly in their homes and at assisted living centers
Published: 02/03/16

Middle schoolers honored for app to help Alzheimer's

A team of Kentucky middle schoolers won national recognition and a $20,000 grant for creating an app to help people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia remember to take their medications
Published: 02/03/16

Woman with dementia dies of hypothermia after snowstorm

Prince George's County Police say a Hyattsville woman found dead in a neighbor's yard died of hypothermia
Published: 01/27/16

The Latest: Human-service provider urges budget approval

The head of Illinois' largest provider of human-services programs urged Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers to pass a budget to help organizations provide care for seniors, the homeless, and people with mental health issues
Updated one month ago

Legislation seeks to help Wisconsin residents with dementia

Wisconsin lawmakers hope to fast-track a 10-bill package designed to improve care for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Updated one month ago

Penn State seniors put class gift funds toward mental health

Pennsylvania State University's senior class has voted to donate its class gift funds to an endowment supporting mental health services at the school
Updated one month ago

A Maine town creates a neighborhood network for the aging

A town in Maine is creating a neighborhood network to help aging residents remain in their homes
Updated one month ago