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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Letter to the Editor

    We would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday, July 26 to join us in our inaugural Alzheimer's awareness and fundraising event held in the East Hampton Village. It was a huge success, raising over $3,000! Over 70 participants come out to...
  • Woman sentenced for $6,900 con job on dementia patient

    An Allentown woman admitted Monday that she took advantage of the deteriorating memory of an 88-year-old resident of Gross Towers to steal the victim's life savings and use the money to buy booze and crack cocaine. Betty Schissler, 53, pleaded guilty...
  • Assisting and Dressing Stroke Patients

    Assisting and Dressing Stroke Patients Dressing a sick and disabled patient is easier said than done. For those who have become less able to dress themselves and need assistance due to a recent hip surgery or a stroke, dressing can become physically...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • 'Great Gatsby' theme event will help raise money for mammograms

    The 10th annual Pink Tea, which will help raise money for free mammograms, is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Dora First Baptist Church, 1000 E. First Ave. Proceeds will go into a fund for women in Lake County who can't afford mammograms. There will be...
  • Essence of series: Essential oils have many uses

    The W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora will host a three-part series on essential oils taught by Stephanie Clunn. Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. The oils also...
  • Many conditions can cause dementia, but Alzheimer's is the most common

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-...
  • 818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly

    818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.  Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
  • William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner

    William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner
    William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 88. "Bill...
  • 'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'

    'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'
    The Master, along with being the king of all vampires, sure is a micromanager. He's left few, if any, details of the burgeoning vampocalypse to chance in FX's thriller "The Strain." Viewers have learned the extent of his type-A personality by seeing...
  • Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object

    Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object
    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway. That's a long way for the remains of the Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the fact that according to his...