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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side

    Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side
    State officials in Chicago broke ground Sunday on a $70.5 million veterans home that will provide nursing and health care services to 200 Illinois vets, including those with Alzheimer’s disease. “This home is another space to ease the...
  • Broncos: No plans to sell team

    The Sports Xchange Broncos: No plans to sell team The Denver Broncos announced Sunday that there are no plans for the team's sale. Owner Pat Bowlen resigned control of the team to focus on battling Alzheimer's Disease in July. There has been...
  • Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Fiction 1."Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage," by Haruki Murakami (Knopf: $25.95) A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past....
  • Elderly Berks County man is missing from home, police say

    An elderly man with memory loss and dementia-like symptoms is missing in Berks County, and state police are asking for the public's help. Stanley Miller, 76, of Longswamp Township was last seen Friday about 1:30 p.m., according to state police in...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Book Burning Film, 1 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-7443. Depression Support Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Dwelling...
  • Carol Nolan: Why I've joined the fight against Alzheimer's disease

    At 63, I want to believe I have many golden years ahead of me and plenty of life experiences to look forward to. Yet, after being touched by Alzheimer's disease, I realize I can't afford to stand on the sidelines as this disease may one day be in my...
  • Top 3 health tips: instant health boosts

    There are a number of minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts: SQUEEZE YOUR SPOUSE'S HAND 1 A brief hug and a few minutes of holding...
  • Ask Amy: Statute of limitations on dating a friend's ex has passed

    Ask Amy: Statute of limitations on dating a friend's ex has passed
    Dear Amy: My best friend of 35 years dated a guy for over a year — over 10 years ago. Recently his ex found me online, and we started chatting. It seems this could lead to a date. We are very attracted to each other. However, my BFF says...
  • Why keep elderly convicts behind bars?

    To the editor: As a researcher seeking to improve the justice system, I agree wholeheartedly with much of what Newt Gingrich and B. Wayne Hughes Jr. say about the incarceration of low-level offenders in California. Unfortunately, they fail to mention...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Amazonia Vocal Ensemble Concert, 3 p.m. at Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd. Call 954-357-5420. Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Flower Church, 1805 Pierce St., Hollywood. Free. Call 305-951-7349. Barkland Days,...
  • Antipsychotic Use Drops In State Nursing Homes, New Data Show

    Connecticut still ranks high among states in the use of antipsychotic drugs for elderly nursing home residents, but its rate of use has dropped 21.6 percent since 2011 – more than the national average -- new government data show. The data, released...