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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • Casey Kasem's body still not buried a month after his death

    A month after Casey Kasem's death, the radio and voiceover icon's body remains in a mortuary in Tacoma, Wash., a rep for daughter Kerri Kasem confirmed Wednesday.  Casey Kasem died June 15 after a months-long battle over access to him and control of his...
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • Ellicott City

    Art exhibit Works by local painter Alison Menke will be on view Aug. 8-Oct. 19 at Still Life Gallery Fine Art and Custom Framing, 8173 Main St. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½

    REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½
    Adam Bock's "A Small Fire," a melancholy off-Broadway drama from 2011 now in its first Chicago production at Steep Theatre, is only about 80 minutes long. But the changes it charts in its central character, a middle-aged woman named Emily Bridges, are...
  • 'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia

     'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia
    Think of them as Lazarus moments. One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia. People who've barely said a word in years, who don't recognize their own children, who sit around nursing homes like the living dead....
  • Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers

     Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers
    Back in May, the controversy over Donald Sterling's ownership of the L.A. Clippers suddenly morphed from a dispute between Sterling and the NBA over his offensive racial comments into a bitter legal squabble between Sterling and his wife over whether he...
  • Donald Sterling loses court battle to block sale of Clippers

    A probate judge has cleared the way for the $2-billion sale of the Clippers, ruling Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly when she removed her husband, Donald, from the family trust that owns the team. In a tentative ruling, L.A. County Superior...
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • Esther F. Dubin, nurse

    Esther F. Dubin, nurse
    Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69. The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...