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ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE/DEMENTIA

17-0 Dolphins’ Famed Running Back Dead Of Alzheimer’s At 73

Kiick was a vital member of the 1972 Dolphins team that went 17-0 and won Super Bowl VII and repeated as champs the following year by winning Super Bowl VIII. ESPN – Former Miami Dolphins running back Jim Kiick has died, the team announced Saturday. He was 73. Kiick had been living in an assisted living home for the past few years. His daughter, Allie Kiick, a professional tennis player, said he had Alzheimer's disease. Known for...

‘The Most Common Early Signs Of Dementia’

Top 10 Alzheimer's Signs & Symptoms | The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation | When does an ordinary memory lapse indicate something more serious, like early Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? Look for these ten common signs ... 1. Memory Loss Forgetting recently learned information is one of the most common early signs of dementia. A person begins to forget more often and is unable to recall the information later. What's normal? Forgetting names or appointments occasionally. 2. Difficulty...

Super Bowl Champ Dies Of Dementia Day After Big Game

"Pound for pound, Willie was the best tackler in the game." – Vince Lombardi Made game-turning play in Super Bowl against Chiefs |  Feb. 3, 2020 New York Times – A Hall of Famer who was a key figure in Vince Lombardi’s dynasty and played on five championship teams in the 1960s has died. Willie Wood, who was overlooked in the N.F.L. draft but forged a Hall of Fame career as one of pro football’s greatest defensive backs, playing...

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