• Online test gauges risk of memory loss, dementia

    WASHINGTON — Cases of dementia — or late-life cognitive impairment — are on the rise.  But a free online test can help gauge your risk of memory loss. It is called the Dementia Risk Assessment, and…

  • ‘Brain training’ can prevent memory loss later in life

    WASHINGTON — The numbers are chilling. Millions of Americans have some form of dementia, and that number is expected to skyrocket in the decades ahead. But some things can be done years before age-related memory loss sets…

  • Body of missing Gaithersburg man discovered

    WASHINGTON — The remains of a missing Gaithersburg man with dementia were discovered behind a Kentlands, Maryland-area doughnut shop early Wednesday morning. Montgomery County police say that Harmohinder Bakshi, 67, was found about 4:30 a.m.…

  • Compound in turmeric could help brain heal

    Turmerone, a compound found naturally in turmeric, could help the brain heal itself, a new study finds.

  • Study shows men worse at remembering names, dates

    Men may have a legitimate excuse for forgetting birthdays, anniversaries and other details: A study involving more than 48,000 people in Norway reveals men have more trouble than women remembering names and dates.

  • Elderly Lanham man with dementia missing

    Prince George\’s County Police are searching for a missing Lanham man who suffers from dementia.

  • Missing woman with dementia found

    Martha Booth stands five-feet tall and weighs approximately 97 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants with white polka dots, a gray sweatshirt and a tan hat.

  • Study: Fatty fish oil prevents Alzheimer’s, memory loss

    The study says eating fish and other foods with omega-3 fatty acids keep your brain from aging.