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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Carnett: Living with what Parkinson's takes can be painful

    Parkinson's disease slows a person down. Trust me on that, I possess first-hand knowledge. I was diagnosed with the disease eight years ago. Actor Robin Williams — who was in the early stages of the disease before his death, according to his...
  • Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell details marital woes at corruption trial

    The troubled marriage of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, has become the centerpiece of the couple's corruption trial in federal court here. But it's not prosecutors who are exposing the embarrassing and highly personal details....
  • Police searching for missing South Side woman

    Police searching for missing South Side woman
    Chicago police are searching for an 80-year-old woman with dementia reported missing from the Woodlawn neighborhood. Corine Brown, who lives near South Woodlawn Avenue and West 63rd Street, was last seen wearing a beige jacket, blue floral print dress,...
  • Small things add up in Matthew Thomas' 'We Are Not Ourselves'

    Small things add up in Matthew Thomas' 'We Are Not Ourselves'
    Matthew Thomas' first novel, "We Are Not Ourselves," is an epic of small events. By that I don't mean its story is insignificant but quotidian: the particular struggles of the day-to-day. A family saga, spanning three generations, the book is centered...
  • More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers' stress levels back toward normal. Based on measurements of the...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • ALS-stricken Shaw 'not scared to die'

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: Adds details, quotes ALS-stricken Shaw 'not scared to die' Former Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Tim Shaw was diagnosed with ALS, and first experienced debilitating symptoms in April. "I would never say I...
  • Toronto: Shoreline Swoops on 'I Am Not Lorena' (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - U.S. sales company Shoreline Entertainment and Chile's Forastero, producer of Golden Globe-nominated "The Maid," an early Shoreline sales hit, are re-teaming on "I Am Not Lorena," which world preems in the Toronto Fest's Discovery section....
  • 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 with no fingerprints faces theft, forgery charges in Colorado

    DENVER (Reuters) - A disbarred lawyer who removed her fingerprints to hide her identity will be extradited to Colorado to faces charges that she swindled at least two people out of their homes, authorities said on Wednesday. Ann Marie Miller, 40, made...
  • Government has always helped people in need

    The writer of the Aug. 17 Your View says Social Security was "a way to keep the elderly from having to depend on their children," and that this led to the breakdown of the family. I have heard this before. But I doubt it. Before Social Security, there...