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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • At Real Art Ways, A Dramatic Display Of The Dying

    At Real Art Ways, A Dramatic Display Of The Dying
    Two years ago, five young female students at University of Hartford took a summer internship to work with hospice patients and other long-term shut-ins on art projects. All went into The Ellipses Project, organized by Art Professor Cat Balco, thinking...
  • Eradicating ailments and diseases that inflict the elderly

    During the last century in the U.S., the average human life-span has almost doubled principally due to scientific improvements in modern medicine, technological advancements and more effective treatments for various disorders. Now the conundrum is how...
  • Sarah "Sally" Burns Eason December 19, 1923 - June 7, 2014

    Sarah "Sally" Burns Eason <br/> December 19, 1923 - June 7, 2014
    Our wonderful Mom, Sally, died following a brief illness, with her daughter and son-in-law at her side. Mom was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, an only child to adoring parents Ralph and Ruth Bannerman. She was always on the go… college, service...
  • Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show

    Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show
    For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
  • 'Unretirement' is the new retirement [Commentary]

    'Unretirement' is the new retirement [Commentary]
    These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy. He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
  • Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

    Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
    All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet. Imagine her surprise this spring...
  • Too many caregivers go it alone

    History is repeating itself in my family. My mother has Parkinson's disease, and my father is her caregiver. Forty years ago, my mom was the caregiver for her own mother, who had advanced Parkinson's disease and dementia. I didn't know my grandmother...
  • Explore all options to pay for your parents' care

    Your parents fed you, clothed you and forgave you when you wrecked the car, so lending them a helping hand in their final years seems like the least you can do. But you also have your own retirement security to worry about — and maybe college...
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  • Questionable tweet puts Mexican president's secretary on defensive

    Questionable tweet puts Mexican president's secretary on defensive
    The private secretary of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto was on the defensive Monday after a photograph appeared on his Twitter account that seemed to be making fun of Central American migrants who, routinely and in huge numbers, board a dangerous...