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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Gene Collier: Football's concussion issue won't just go away

    Unavoidably stunned and saddened was the football world when Dave Duerson killed himself. The former Chicago Bears great was 50 years old. Shocked and again saddened was football when Junior Seau killed himself. The former San Diego Chargers star was 43....
  • Norma Kathryn Seagraves: Sports fan was her kids' biggest cheerleader

    Norma Kathryn Seagraves: Sports fan was her kids' biggest cheerleader
    When Penny Woodruff was a student at Princeton Elementary, her mother made a cheerleader uniform for her and every other member of the squad. When she called home from the University of Florida in hysterics over what she thought was a C in a course, her...
  • Case dropped against relatives accused of exploiting elderly man

    Case dropped against relatives accused of exploiting elderly man
    Three relatives accused of exploiting an elderly man are no longer facing charges, after the cases against them were dropped or dismissed since their arrests, records show. The Orange County Sheriff's Office last year announced the arrests of Cynthia...
  • Bill Seeks to Ensure Home Caregivers Receive Better Instructions

    Bill Seeks to Ensure Home Caregivers Receive Better Instructions
    State Senate President Martin Looney is joining with advocacy groups for older citizens to press for legislation to help home cargivers. Senate Bill 290, which was the subject of a public hearing in the legislature's aging committee on Tuesday, would...
  • Lenhoff: Valentine's Day means more than one kind of love

    Love notes and cards, flowers and diamonds, champagne and chocolates take center stage in homes across the land this month. Declarations of love, proposals of marriage, and other forms of affection continue Valentine's Day traditions established long ago....
  • Dorsett played football 'not knowing' dementia would result

    Dorsett played football 'not knowing' dementia would result
    DALLAS (AP) — Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he started playing football "not knowing that the end was going to be like this" — what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia...
  • Trial begins for man accused of stealing more than $280,000 from veteran

    Trial begins for man accused of stealing more than $280,000 from veteran
    Charles Haas, 90, rose from the witness stand Tuesday afternoon and, with the assistance of a court deputy, walked to the defense table to get a good look at the man accused of helping steal more than $280,000 from him. "That's him," Haas said,...
  • Concerns of aging population include money, memory loss and long-term care

    Concerns of aging population include money, memory loss and long-term care
    Let's be blunt about it. Money is going to be a big issue for most of us as we and the people we care about grow old. "While baby boomers had the opportunity to plan for aging, many also had that generation's impulse for immediate gratification and...
  • Retired banker speeds up connection between funds and Alzheimer's research

    PITTSBURGH As a banker, Jeffrey Morby soared to the top with jobs running international operations for the Bank of Boston and later for Mellon Bank, then based in Pittsburgh and from which he retired as vice chairman in 1996. But the demands of his full-...
  • Health Calendar for Feb. 10

    Events, screenings, tests and support groups around the county. EVENTS EXTENDED HOURS: Enroll Lake County! is offering extended hours on the final weekend of the enrollment period before the Feb. 15 deadline. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': The winner is ...

    'Celebrity Apprentice': The winner is ...
    UPDATED: "The Celebrity Apprentice" in the end pitted diplomatic Leeza Gibbons against hurricane Geraldo Rivera.  Diplomacy won -- to Donald Trump's surprise. "Leeza, you led with kindness. I don't see these people in New York," Trump told Gibbons...