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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Death with dignity laws need modernization

    Death with dignity laws need modernization
    I hope that someone with influence read March Yacht's column. My wife of 50 years suffered for two years with Parkinson's/dementia. She was essentially "dead" except that she was breathing. We both have living will directives that are as specific as can...
  • EXCHANGE: Barrington volunteer proves age is just a number

    Walking into a bar and finding a 103-year-old woman sipping a beer probably happens once in a blue moon. Yet on Sunday at Barrington's Wool Street Grill, Marie Schaack, who was born four years after her favorite baseball team, the Chicago Cubs, last...
  • Margate cuts ties with debt-ridden Alzheimer's Center

    Margate cuts ties with debt-ridden Alzheimer's Center
    — The City Commission, chafing under the burden of a half a million dollar debt, will sever its relationship with the non-profit Alzheimer's Family Center in two months. City officials said they were dismayed over the large debt, and question how...
  • Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor

    Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor
    Sallye J. Esterson, a retired Baltimore Realtor who enjoyed golfing, died of complications from dementia March 15 at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills. She was 90. The daughter of Herman Josephs, a furniture store owner, and Florence...
  • Program helps locate missing people with cognitive disorders

    A 76-year-old Mountville man wandered away from home in 2006 during the frigid days of February. Two weeks later, the man's body was found near the railroad tracks in West Hempfield Township. "He froze to death," said West Hempfield Township Police...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold's 200th anniversary parade GRISWOLD - The Griswold Bicentennial Committee is encouraging local groups to register as participants in the town's 200th anniversary parade, slated for Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Civic groups, Scout troops, clubs,...
  • Biogen Idec shortens its name to Biogen

    Biogen Idec Inc. is shortening its name to just Biogen as of Monday. The biotechnology company is also introducing a new corporate logo. But it will maintain "BIIB" as its ticker symbol. It said the moves reflects both its evolution and focus on...
  • Frederick Pipin, steel door exec who raced cars, dies at 77

    Frederick L. Pipin lived fast, whether he was racing cars, racing sailboats or racing a competitor for orders for his steel door business. "Fred was a very focused, intense individual," said Robert Wedgeworth, who met Mr. Pipin in college. "He was...
  • Harriet Bartholow Duncan, 95

    Harriet Bartholow Duncan, 95
    Harriet Bartholow Duncan, a homemaker who helped found a Unitarian church in Rockville, died of dementia March 14 in Cockeysville. She was 95. The daughter of Elias Webster Bartholow and Mildred Booz Bartholow, she grew up in Baltimore and graduated from...
  • Howard authors take those struggling with challenge on 'A Journey of Hearts'

    Howard authors take those struggling with challenge on 'A Journey of Hearts'
    Tammy Bowers has come close on three occasions to losing her firstborn to an incurable kidney disease. Sarah Bowers was diagnosed seven years ago, at age 19, with loin pain hematuria syndrome, a disease so rare there are only 3,000 known cases...
  • Eagles: 60-minute man Chuck Bednarik has died at 89

    Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday. He was 89. Known as "Concrete Charlie," Bednarik epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Eagles from...