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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Man sentenced for neglecting elderly mother

    Man sentenced for neglecting elderly mother
    A former New Lenox resident was sentenced Thursday to 4½ years in prison for neglecting his elderly ailing mother. Mark Kuech, 51, now a Joliet resident, pleaded guilty in April to criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person for leaving his 79-year-...
  • Lillian B. Rubin dies at 90; sociologist, therapist, best-selling author

    Lillian B. Rubin, who at midlife became a sociologist, psychotherapist and best-selling author of books that examined race, class and the sexual revolution from the viewpoint of those caught in society's shifts, died June 17 at her San Francisco home. She...
  • Bill Plaschke: Courtroom chaos shows Sterlings as worst of Clippers' bad teams

    LOS ANGELES - For most of two days, the two sports power brokers had talked openly of their shared affection, still friends after 58 years of marriage, estranged emotionally but together in their ownership of the Clippers. Donald Sterling had called...
  • Donald Sterling calls wife a pig in court

    Donald Sterling calls wife a pig in court
    Clippers owner Donald Sterling stunned a packed Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday by calling his wife a "pig" after suggesting in earlier testimony that he intends to have his say for a long time to come and pledging to continue his fight with the...
  • Shorter sleep may speed brain aging

    Shorter sleep may speed brain aging
    With less sleep, normal aging-related structural changes in the brain progress slightly faster in middle-aged and older people, according to a new brain imaging study. Sleep troubles are more common with age, and shrinkage of certain brain structures...
  • Esther F. Dubin, nurse

    Esther F. Dubin, nurse
    Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69. The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
  • Sara Teets, Longtime Manchester Resident, WWII Vet, Dies At 89

    Sara Teets, a longtime resident and World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, died June 29. She was 89. Teets was born in Columbus, Ohio, one of eight children born to Alvin and Mary Phillips. She lived on a farm until her father and brothers...
  • Tea party candidates' latest strange brew: martyrdrom

    WASHINGTON — Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over. He finally turned himself in, wearing his sword, cap and...
  • Holocaust suspect dies in Michigan after avoiding deportation

    John Kalymon had long insisted that he was not a war criminal. Time has proved to be his most effective defense. For Nazi hunters and European prosecutors, Kalymon's death outside Detroit last month at the age of 93 represents a lost opportunity to...
  • Donald Sterling calls wife 'pig' after her testimony in Clippers hearing

    After a second day of fiery testimony from her husband, Shelly Sterling took the stand in a trial that may decide if she acted legally when she seized control of the Sterling Family Trust and sold the Clippers. Soon after, Judge Michael Levanas called...
  • Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service

     Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service
    Peggy Windsor was known for her fascinating tales. And she had plenty of experiences from which to draw. There was her time with the Central Intelligence Agency, her international travels alongside a war-hero husband and her invaluable service to...