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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Child softens blow of grandpa's dementia

    After my father was diagnosed with dementia four years ago, my heartbroken family was in dire need of some levity. A year and a half later, we got our wish in the form of a 7-pound, 5-ounce baby girl: first child for me and my husband, Shawn; first...
  • Enfield Town Council Meets Monday, Water Pollution Control Meeting To Follow

    The Town Council will hold a series of meetings Monday night. At 5:30, the council will meet to discuss sewer billing contracts before going into executive session. This special meeting will be held in the Enfield room of Town Hall. For a link to...
  • Would you want to know? [Commentary]

    Would you want to know? [Commentary]
    Georgetown University scientists reported this week on what they believe to be a promising — not to mention easy and inexpensive — blood test for Alzheimer's disease. Writing in the journal Nature Medicine, Dr. Howard Federoff and his team...
  • Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer

    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer
    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
  • How to swoop in and manage your parents' finances

    (Corrects paragraph 15 to say LivHome is in 15 locations instead of 15 states, and that company "charges by the hour depending on what is needed" instead of "$135 an hour for ongoing care.") NEW YORK (Reuters) - You get that call - all is not right...
  • Dementia patients come alive hearing favorite music [Senior Circles]

    One evening my sister, Mary, called me, all excited about a news item she saw on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Mary said that it was both sad and beautiful at the same time. The episode, in Sawyer's "America Strong" segment, was titled, "iPods...
  • Philip J. DiPaula, teacher

    Philip J. DiPaula, teacher
    Philip Joseph DiPaula, a retired Forest Park and Polytechnic Institute science teacher who received two Purple Hearts during World War II, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital. The Edmondson Heights resident was 90....
  • Classic cars and a cause

    Classic cars and a cause
    About 20 classic cars and trucks lined the St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church parking lot in Huntington Beach on Saturday for the sixth annual Driving Toward a Cure fundraiser benefiting Alzheimer's disease research. The thunderous noise of V8 engines...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Euro-American Connections & Homecare Sponsors Setback Tournament

    You can't be dealt a bad hand in the Setback Tournament being held on Saturday, May 3 since all proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter! The fundraiser is being sponsored by Euro-American Connections and Homecare of Berlin and...
  • As memories fade: Allentown filmmakers depict bond between daughter, mother with Alzheimer's

    Suzanne Doran was having trouble coping with the death of a loved one to dementia, so she wrote. And when writing wasn't enough, the story grew into a movie. "Just Like We Used To" is the name of the film that documents some of what Doran experienced as...
  • Childhood trauma haunts Holocaust survivor

    Childhood trauma has continued to haunt a Holocaust survivor throughout life. The local community recently learned this when Miami Jewish Health Systems and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach presented a screening of the Public Broadcasting Service...