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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Cops: Man with symptoms of dementia missing from Humboldt Park

    Cops: Man with symptoms of dementia missing from Humboldt Park
    Police are asking for the public's help finding an elderly man who left his Humboldt Park home on the way to his daughter's house but never arrived. Benito Guadarrama, 80, left his house on the 1100 block of North Keystone Avenue about 2 p.m. Tuesday,...
  • REVIEW: 'John Doe' by Trap Door Theatre ★★★

     REVIEW: 'John Doe' by Trap Door Theatre ★★★
    Trap Door Theatre has made the works of Polish proto-absurdist Stanislaw Witkiewicz ("Witkacy" to the cognoscenti) a specialty from the very beginning — "The Madman and the Nun" is listed as its first production. Now they've taken the insanity...
  • How to choose the best rehab facility

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - This summer, I had the arduous and rushed task of picking a rehabilitation center for my dad, as post-operative complications left him too ill to return home at the time, yet the hospital was keen to discharge him. This is an...
  • Yale Recruiting Subjects For Alzheimer's Studies

    Yale researchers are recruiting subjects for two Alzheimer's drug trials, one looking for a way to slow progress of the disease, the other to prevent Alzheimer's from developing in the first place. To date, doctors can at best ease the symptoms of...
  • NFL says a quarter of players will end up with brain problems

    (Reuters) - About one in four National Football League players are likely to end up suffering dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or other cognitive impairments during their lifetime, according to a report filed in court by the league's...
  • Paul Schrader, Nicolas Refn, Producers Talk 'Light' Troubles (Exclusive)

    The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
  • A scene from 'Smokefall'

    A scene from 'Smokefall'
    This week's Theater Loop Showcase is "Smokefall," Noah Haidle's acclaimed drama currently being remounted at the Goodman Theatre. The play depicts multiple generations of a family that goes through life as any family does: with loss, hardship and...
  • Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One

    Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One Recent news about the benefits of music has reached us via film, research and news articles. “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory” is one of the finest examples of how music can be used as...
  • Bathroom Fall Prevention

    Bathroom Fall Prevention You have been living in your home for over 15 years, and you know the path to your bathroom even with your eyes covered. As older adults, we often become so overly confident about our living environment that we often cut...
  • September is National Fall Prevention Month: First Day of Fall, Sept. 23, is Falls Prevention Awareness Day

    September has arrived and soon fall will begin making its first golden mark. As soon as we start seeing fallen leaves on the sidewalks, we will also start seeing the usual autumn slip-n-falls. The National Council on Aging has designated Sept. 23 as Falls...
  • When to Have a Frank Conversation About End-of-Life Care Decisions

    When to Have a Frank Conversation About End-of-Life Care Decisions Having a conversation about end-of-life care decisions is one lifetime conversation some adult children may be dreading to have with older parents. In fact, they are not the only ones....