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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Alzheimer's patient won't be charged in killing before exam

    Prosecutors will not file charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility until they know if he is competent to stand trial. A Monday court hearing for Homer Castor was canceled by a...
  • A night of improv comedy based on a unlikely subject — death

    A night of improv comedy based on a unlikely subject — death
    Before the performance, Sara Shafran wasn't sure what to expect. "I described it to a friend, and she was like, 'What? Someone comes out and talks about death and then they do improv?'" Exactly. Every week a show called "The Experts" at the iO...
  • Authorities: Body of missing dementia patient found

    Authorities have found the body of an elderly dementia patient who went missing last week. Perth Amboy officials announced Saturday that 80-year-old borough resident Moises Torres was found Friday night in an "outside area" of nearby Metuchen. They...
  • Time to begin conversations about the end

    Time to begin conversations about the end
    Woody Allen, a wellspring of neurosis-laced insight, famously quipped about a subject that owns the last word: "I am not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens." Most Americans can relate. We don't want to be there. Heck, we don'...
  • Can Northampton County taxpayers afford to keep Gracedale?

    Can Northampton County taxpayers afford to keep Gracedale?
    With most beds full and new policies in place, Northampton County's nursing home, Gracedale, is running more efficiently than ever, yet even some of its biggest fans worry it's a ticking financial time bomb. By 2018, the county-run home is projected...
  • 'Birdman' tops Spirit Awards; Keaton takes best actor

    A day before it may soar at the Oscars, "Birdman" spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography. The elegantly stitched together backstage comedy came away the big...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress
    Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for lead actress Sunday for her performance as a professor grappling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice.” “I read an article that said that winning an Oscar could...
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. On a stormy...
  • Julianne Moore wins Oscar for best actress

    Julianne Moore won her first Oscar as best actress for "Still Alice," and shined a light on Alzheimer's disease in her acceptance speech Sunday night. The 54-year-old actress added an Academy Award to the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild trophies she...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness
    As beautiful as Julianne Moore is, that cascading red hair, those flashing green eyes, that killer smile, there is an earthiness and an edginess about the actress and her performances that define the woman she is and the women she becomes on-screen....
  • Fox Searchlight leads studios in Academy Award wins

    Fox Searchlight leads studios in Academy Award wins
    Fox Searchlight Pictures took flight at the Oscars thanks to "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." The specialty film label, a division of 20th Century Fox, racked up eight awards during the Sunday night telecast to beat out Hollywood rivals. Its...