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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • NFL reveals true colors in Pinktober breast-cancer campaign

    October will not be a good month for Roger Goodell, the emperor with no clothes. He may want to borrow something pink to wear, since the NFL is smitten with "Pinktober" and raising breast-cancer awareness. And that's a great thing. Draping the NFL in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Milton K. 'King' Hill Jr., trial attorney

    Milton K. 'King' Hill Jr., trial attorney
    Milton K. "King" Hill Jr., a well-known Baltimore trial attorney who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay and Magothy River, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 87. "What a great guy. I...
  • Elizabeth E. 'Libby' Chapman, homemaker

    Elizabeth E. 'Libby' Chapman, homemaker
    Elizabeth E. "Libby" Chapman, a homemaker and former longtime Roland Park resident, died Sept. 23 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson of complications from dementia. She was 100. The daughter of Swepson Earle, author of "Chesapeake Bay...
  • Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life Easier for Seniors, Part I

    Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life Easier for Seniors, Part I For most people, the task of pulling a T-shirt over their heads is as simple as brushing their teeth. However, dressing is not a simple task for those who have been...
  • Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Where to Find Adaptive Clothing and Footwear, Part II

    Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Where to Find Adaptive Clothing and Footwear, Part II With a growing senior and aging population, adaptive clothing products are surely to make a dent in a current demanding market. The demand for adaptive clothing is...
  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid. Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara shares...
  • Carol Nolan: Why I've joined the fight against Alzheimer's disease

    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...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Report offers healthy habits to prevent dementia

    "Something's not right with my brain," my dad told me the year before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease the most common cause of dementia that destroys brains cells and nerves that carry messages in the brain. He was in his 70s at the time and the...
  • Kristen Stewart going further from 'Twilight' with prestige-film slate

    Not long ago, Kristen Stewart was the face of one of Hollywood's biggest franchises. But even as she skyrocketed to fame as the star of the blockbuster "Twilight" films, the actress never seemed entirely comfortable as a headline-grabbing international...