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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Program Reveals Song In Prisoners' Hearts

    Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina's largest maximum-security prison, gets plenty of bad press — from a riot and a lockdown in February to drone-delivered contraband a few days ago. But within the walls of this all-male complex in...
  • Apodaca: The wait for grandchildren is growing longer

    My mother never got to meet any of her grandchildren, and it saddens me knowing how much she would have loved being a grandparent. But the possibility of my parents not being around to enjoy their grandkids wasn't something I thought about when I was...
  • Ditch tobacco use with free classes at Sentara

    Ditch tobacco use with free classes at Sentara
    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and also contributes to a whole swath of diseases. Sentara is inviting anyone who wants to quit tobacco to join its classes for free. Registration is required before the first...
  • Heading a soccer ball is risky even if concussions rare, researchers say

    Heading a soccer ball is risky even if concussions rare, researchers say
    Fremd High School midfielder Missy Adrian knows how to head a soccer ball with skill and power, using her forehead to send a shot screaming toward the goalkeeper. But that's not to say she enjoys it. "It's something I put up with," said Adrian, 16,...
  • Announcements: Social security seminar, Kent Island Heritage Society open house, 'Make It, Mat It, Give It to Mom,' Deale Beach Citizens yard sale, pre-Mother's Day tea, Hammond-Harwood House, Cole Bros. circus, Burritos for Beds fundraiser and more

    Church spring dinners •The Women's Guild of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church invites the public to its spring dinner from 3 to 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the church, 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road, Crownsville. The menu includes turkey salad, sliced ham,...
  • Bethlehem nursing home cited after retired priest in wheelchair falls to his death

    Bethlehem nursing home cited after retired priest in wheelchair falls to his death
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health cited a Bethlehem nursing and rehabilitation center after an 87-year-old retired priest fell down a flight of steps in his wheelchair Feb. 20 and died. William O'Donnell, 87, died from injuries he suffered when he...
  • Author's vision compels a search for late 'Nana'

    Author's vision compels a search for late 'Nana'
    For decades, the body of one Mildred Johnson lay nearly forgotten in a fallow field on the property of the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute, formerly the New Mexico Insane Asylum at Las Vegas. The 76-year-old had resided at the state hospital...
  • John N ArgosMay 29, 1926 - April 10, 2015

    John passed away peacefully after a four year battle with dementia. He was born in Mason City, Iowa, to Greek immigrant parents, Nicholas and Helen Totos-Argos. His life was a testament to their American Dream. Illness as a child scarred John with a...
  • Gerard L. Callanan, lawyer

    Gerard J. Callanan, a retired insurance company lawyer who was active in several Irish cultural organizations, died Monday at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications of dementia. He was 76. The son of Michael J. Callanan, a Revere Copper & Brass Co....
  • Iowa law tries to ensure adult children can see sick parents

    A year after the children of radio personality Casey Kasem had to seek court action to see their ailing father, a new law in Iowa aims to ensure that adult children can see their sick parents — granting them visitation rights unless the person's...
  • United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley campaign total announced

    UWGLV campaign total announced The 2014 United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Campaign total was recently announced at it's Celebration of Caring, surpassing last year's number, for a total of $10,809,390. More dollars raised translates to more...