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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • New breed of senior housing planned for Broward, Palm Beach counties

    New breed of senior housing planned for Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The old nursing home is getting a bistro and a salon. A new style of senior housing is coming to South Florida, combining modern amenities like Wi-Fi and fitness centers with advanced care for aging baby boomers. Communities in Broward and Palm...
  • Ask Amy: Family wants to exclude aunt from mom's memorial

     Ask Amy: Family wants to exclude aunt from mom's memorial
    Dear Amy: My mother passed away recently, and my sisters and I are planning her "celebration of life" gathering. Mom was a loving and generous woman with seven siblings. The one surviving sister hadn't spoken to Mom in over 20 years. She says mean,...
  • WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on...
  • American regional English dictionary running low on money

    A Wisconsin project that shows regional differences in how Americans use the English language is running low on money. The Dictionary of American Regional English, known by the acronym DARE, was founded at the University of Wisconsin-Madison more than...
  • Lt. Col. Robert Hite of 'Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' dead at 95

    Lt. Col. Robert Hite, one of the famed World War II "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders," has died. He was 95. Wallace Hite told The Associated Press that his father died Sunday morning at a nursing facility in Nashville. He was battling Alzheimer's disease....
  • Six surprising things that can lower your IQ

    Even if you can easily complete the daily crossword puzzle and regularly trounce your pals in Words With Friends — classic ways to keep your mind sharp — there may be other everyday habits chipping away at your intellect, sabotaging your...
  • Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights

     Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights
    Marcella Leach, who became a leading advocate for crime victims' rights after the brutal murder of her college-student daughter, died March 15 at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. She was 85. The cause was complications of Alzheimer's disease, said...
  • Rutter: Company reprograms its 'Welcome to Walgreens' campaign

    Rutter: Company reprograms its 'Welcome to Walgreens' campaign
    Life as a ventriloquist's dummy must be disheartening. The jokes are never yours. The smile on your face is carved permanently with a chisel. You spend your life in a suitcase. Plus, your name is "Dummy." Walgreens employees say their existence has...
  • Daughter sues elder abuse investigator over father's will

    A former Medford police detective who specialized in investigating elder abuse has been accused of using her expertise to exploit the dementia of a Portland lawyer before his death last year. The daughter of Victor Calzaretta says in a $4 million lawsuit...
  • Ticked off! @gas prices

    I'm ticked off at whoever is wearing my Indiana Jones style hat. I misplaced it at one of the stores I visited a couple of months ago and none of the stores had it, so someone is wearing it. If you do not take off the objects I had on it, I will know it...
  • Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease

    Dear Pharmacist: The link between H. pylori, probiotics and autoimmune disease
    A lot of you suffer with disturbing problems such as diarrhea, constipation, gas, belching, bloating, nausea, reflux, esophagitis, stomach ulcers and fatigue related to anemia. These symptoms might be tied to Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), the ulcer...