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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • 'Tootsie' on a roll -- new DVD restoration celebrates a classic film

    "RON? I have a name. It's Dorothy. It's not Tootsie or Toots or Sweetie or Honey or Doll." "Oh, -----!" "No, just Dorothy. Alan's always Alan; Tom's always Tom and John's always John. It's Dorothy. Capital D-O-R-O-T-H-Y." THAT'S Dustin Hoffman, in...
  • Pope denounces hypocrisy, greed and mudslinging within Vatican walls

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Monday said the Vatican's central bureaucracy, the Roman Curia, was suffering from 15 "diseases," in a speech that was seen as a scathing attack against the administration's scandal-tainted old guard. In particular, the...
  • Pope says Vatican administration is sick with power and greed

    The Vatican's top administrators would have been expecting an exchange of pleasantries at their annual Christmas meeting with Pope Francis on Monday. Instead, he chose the occasion to issue a stinging critique, telling the priests, bishops and...
  • Orlando Home Health Care: Revisiting Some Top Alzheimer's and Dementia Stories of 2014

    As we approach the end of 2014, we begin contemplating what many of us, here and abroad, learned about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementias. Crucial scientific investigations have kept the public intrigued, and, on their toes. On a human...
  • Matching grant benefits State Theatre renovation

    The State Theatre in downtown Eustis has a rich history. The brick theater, which opened in 1922 as a venue for film and vaudeville stage shows, included two storefronts. Over the years it was the scene of an array of vaudeville performances and...
  • Ali's 'What's My Name?' opponent Terrell dies at 75

    Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed "What's My Name?" fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday. Terrell, a towering 6-foot 6-inch...
  • Senior housing facility proposed for Tinley Park

    Senior housing facility proposed for Tinley Park
    A suburban Kansas City-based developer of specialized senior housing facilities wants to develop a location in Tinley Park about a quarter-mile south of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center. Eby Realty Group's proposed single-story 37,000-square-foot...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Using Art and Music Therapy When Caring for Dementia Patients

    When caring for dementia patients, experienced caregivers recognize dementia care is neither formulaic nor rigid; dementia care is not “one size fits all.” Being creative and open to new interventions and non-pharmacological approaches...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health

    Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health
    Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, they also can boost your immune system to help your body fight disease. Some herbs and spices have specific benefits, such as calming an upset stomach or aiding in blood sugar control. It's no...
  • George D. Hubbard

    George D. Hubbard
    George D. Hubbard, a retired Semmes, Bowen & Semmes attorney who was known for his irreverent sense of humor, died of Alzheimer's disease Dec. 11 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Ellicott City resident was 88. The son of...
  • Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...