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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • J. Bruce Innes, health care executive

    J. Bruce Innes, health care executive
    John Bruce Innes Jr., a former marketing executive for Genesis Health Ventures who was later a senior housing consultant, died July 22 of brain injuries suffered in a fall while he was vacationing in Greece. The Lutherville resident was 70. Born in...
  • Innovative Products are Keeping up With the Needs of a Growing Senior Population

    Innovative Products are Keeping up With the Needs of a Growing Senior Population Assistive device products, high-tech communication systems, and innovative pill dispensers are providing needed solutions for both patients and caregivers who are...
  • Preparing for a Grandparent's Visit: Time to Show that You Care

    Preparing for a Grandparent’s Visit: Time to Show that You Care A short holiday visit from a grandparent should be a special occasion, and should not be viewed as a burden or interference. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for some...
  • Senior briefs

    Arnold Center The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922: Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Laughter For The Health Of It

    The Farmington Valley VNA is delighted to present an evening with Pamela Atwood, certified dementia practitioner, qualified dementia care provider, and certified laughter leader. Please join us Monday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Simsbury Public...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Backus Community Series Kicks-Off With Free Talk On Hurricane Preparedness

    Backus Hospital will kick-off a free community education series"Let's Talk about Your Health"on Sept. 9 with a discussion on preparing your home and family for hurricanes and other emergencies. Hartford HealthCare East Region Manager of Emergency...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • Commentary: Robin Williams' possible Parkinson's diagnoses has patients concerned

    Robin Williams' suicide is a tragedy that broke the hearts of his family and friends and an entire nation. But with the stunning revelation that the famous comedian had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the actor's death is particularly...
  • Weist Resides In Michigan, But UConn Will Live In His Heart

    He met his wife on Michigan's charter flight home from the 1992 Rose Bowl. T.J. Weist was a graduate assistant. Karen was a flight attendant. "The next year, we went back to the Rose Bowl and Karen made the trip with me," Weist said this week. "I...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Look of Silence'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - So singular a high-wire achievement is "The Act of Killing," Joshua Oppenheimer's blistering 2012 documentary about the Indonesian communist purge of the 1960s, that following it up so shortly with a second film on the...
  • Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore

    Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore
      Q: You have been in business since 1996 (though the store was sold in 2009 to Booksmart Industries). What do you have that other booksellers don't? What we have is what most small businesses have over the chains: Personalized customer service,...