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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • '300,000,000' a vision of dark power, great empathy

    '300,000,000' a vision of dark power, great empathy
    Some stories inspire nightmares. In "300,000,000," Blake Butler disposes of the story and goes right to the nightmare. The author of five previous works of experimental fiction, Butler has written a phantasmagoric horror novel of exceptional brutality....
  • Ron Shellady, trader and farmer, dies at 73

     Ron Shellady, trader and farmer, dies at 73
    For years, Ron Shellady divided his time between his work as a commodities trader and broker in Chicago and staying on top of a farm he owned and operated just outside Galena. Both worlds appealed to the Iowa native, who, although he didn't grow up on a...
  • NFL attorney, ex-players defend concussion settlement

    With the NFL and the ex-players who support its nearly $1 billion settlement on the defense Wednesday and those seeking its rejection on the attack, the ongoing legal skirmish over the league's concussion agreement headed into overtime. The long day of...
  • How to care for caregivers

    How to care for caregivers
    Some 39% of adults serve as full- or part-time caregivers to a loved one struggling with a disease or disability. You almost certainly know one of them. But do you know what kind of strain they are under? And are you making any effort to support them? In...
  • Review: The Autographer – Spontaneous hand- and eye-free photography

     
    Long before the photographic term “selfie” entered mainstream culture to annoying effect, there was  the “hip shot.” Popularized by street photographers, shooting from the hip meant that  the camera was discreetly placed on the hip...
  • It's an emotional night for newest class at Hockey Hall of Fame

    It's an emotional night for newest class at Hockey Hall of Fame
    Their accents and homelands differed, but the six men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday expressed a common affection for the family and friends who helped them reach the pinnacle of their sport. "Hockey is one language spoken...
  • Virtual Dementia Tour: Caregivers experience the effects of dementia

    Virtual Dementia Tour: Caregivers experience the effects of dementia
    I fumbled into a room that was lit only by a TV screen, and a strobe light pulsing in the far corner. My assignment: Find a pair of matching socks and fold them, find a button-down plaid shirt and put it on, and write a three-sentence note. I had five...
  • Cops ask public's help in finding Englewood man with dementia

    Cops ask public's help in finding Englewood man with dementia
    Police need the public's help finding a man with dementia who left his Englewood home Monday night and did not return. Hercules Chaney, 83, walked away from his home on the 6900 block of South Ada Street shortly before 10 p.m., said police. Chaney...
  • In the Pipeline: A daring WWII landing, dismal prison and forced march

    In the Pipeline:  A daring WWII landing, dismal prison and forced march
    I had a very special Veterans Day last week, having had the privilege of spending the morning with Bud Guillot. He's another of the amazingly resolute service members we are honored to have living in Huntington Beach. And like all the others, his story is...
  • Nearly $2 Million Distributed In State Funding For Medical Research, Products

    Two Yale professors will receive $500,000 grants from the state in the hopes that the money will help the researchers hasten the day their discoveries become salable products, according to an announcement by Connecticut Innovations Monday. The...
  • 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me' tracks ailing singer's farewell tour

    'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me' tracks ailing singer's farewell tour
    "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me" opens with the Alzheimer's-afflicted singer watching home-movie footage while his wife, Kimberly, prompts him to identify the younger faces — including his own — flickering across the screen. It's just one of...