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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Run, walk or roll to benefit poverty, Alzheimer's, disabilities

     
    Three Orlando events in September and October will give you a bit of exercise as you help those in need, the disabled and those with Alzheimer's....
  • For gerontology specialists, helping the elderly live full lives is a joy

    Julie Bach thinks a lot about growing older. But that focus isn't on herself. As an assistant professor of social work at Dominican University in River Forest, Bach trains students in gerontology, the study of aging. Her resume includes stints as a...
  • Seven ex-NFL players lose concussion settlement appeal

    (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal by seven retired National Football League players who argued a recent settlement between the league and thousands of former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions does not go far...
  • Veterans deserve better than a home without a kitchen

    To the editor: Thanks to Steve Lopez for exposing the failure of the state Department of Veterans Affairs to provide disabled veterans with much-needed levels of care and housing services. ("Badly needed veterans home sits half empty; no kitchen is a...
  • Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time

    Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time
    GLOUCESTER — For more than 15 years, Gloucester resident Kristi Newman has been taking her fight to end Alzheimer's disease one step at a time. Newman's father battled a form of dementia after being diagnosed at a young age. "It took the...
  • Police: Missing man last seen in Bronzeville neighborhood

    Police: Missing man last seen in Bronzeville neighborhood
    Police are asking for help as they search for a 67-year-old man last seen Tuesday in the Bronzeville neighborhood. James "Joe" Mitchell is described as black, 5'7'', 128 lbs., with black and gray dreadlocks. He was last seen in the 4800 block of South...
  • East Windsor Arsonist Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Mental Illness

    HARTFORD — A judge on Tuesday found that a 75-year-old man set a fire at his East Windsor nursing home two years ago, but also that John H. Turner was not guilty by reason of mental disease. Judge Joan K. Alexander's finding followed an hour-long...
  • Mark Purdy: How much is fan tolerance to blame for 49ers' recent run of trouble

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Here at the home of the NFL's Most Arrested Team, it was just another day at the office Tuesday. There was no official word if 49ers' defensive lineman Ray McDonald would play in Sunday's opening game at Dallas. The hunch here: He...
  • TIFF 2014: 12 movies making noise, and when you can see them

    A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
  • George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA

    George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA
    George Bartzokis, a UCLA medical researcher whose work found that a fatty substance in the brain could play a major role in the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, died Aug. 22 at home in Los Angeles. He was 58. The...
  • Inaugural 'Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's' prepares Oct. 11 event

    The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Boca Raton residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the inaugural Alzheimer's Association "Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's." The walk will take place Oct. 11 at...