New Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Earlier

(CNN) — Recent studies have found that Alzheimer’s may be the nation’s third-most deadly killer, and more Americans die from the disease than previously thought. Now researchers have announced they have discovered a new blood test that predicts if a person will develop this debilitating illness at an earlier age. It is estimated that as … Continue reading »

AARP Wants Silver Alert Program

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon AARP and the Alzheimer’s Association are asking lawmakers to create a Silver Alert program in Oregon. Modeled after Amber Alert systems for missing children, Silver Alert systems enable authorities to notify the public when a vulnerable adult goes missing. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about three in five people with … Continue reading »