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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK

     NFL concussion settlement receives federal judge's final OK
    The long-running litigation between the NFL and its retired players concluded Wednesday with a federal judge's final approval of a settlement that the league said would provide "prompt and substantial benefits" to many of those suffering from concussion-...
  • Crime-writer Ann Rule's 2 sons charged with bilking her of $100,000

    SEATTLE The two adult sons of true-crime writer Ann Rule were charged last week with theft for allegedly bilking their ailing mother out of more than $100,000, though investigators are still digging into years of financial records to determine her total...
  • Former Iowa lawmaker found not guilty of spousal sex abuse

    An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. After about 13 hours of...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Concert Tom Lucas performs oldies but goodies at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. A jewelry sale will be...
  • Alden Nickerson, longtime Wheaton educator, dies at 84

    Alden Nickerson taught history and English for 20 years at Edison Junior High School in Wheaton, taking a primary role in establishing the school's model U.S. Congress program for eighth-graders. Just as important for Mr. Nickerson, however, were the...
  • U.S. Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits. NFL actuaries project that about 6,000 of the league's nearly 20,000 retired...
  • H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams

    H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams
    It seems like every weekend there's a charity event raising awareness of issues such as Alzheimer's disease, autism and various types of cancer. However, a Huntington Beach barber thinks more should be done about testicular cancer. "Guys are too manly...
  • Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care

    Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care
    “Mr. B is a 76-year-old Vietnam veteran presenting with profound left sided weakness.” No matter what information was about to follow this opening sentence, I knew this patient was definitely in harm’s way. Sure enough, as the...
  • R.J. Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run

    R.J.  Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run
    R.J. Julia Booksellers celebrates its 25th anniversary on April 19. The bookstore at 678 Boston Post Road, Madison, is known for presenting prominent and popular authors discussing their latest books, as well as other book-related events. On Monday,...
  • Savvy Senior: Driving safely with dementia and knowing when to quit

    Savvy Senior: Driving safely with dementia and knowing when to quit
    Dear Savvy Senior, Is it safe for seniors with dementia to drive, and if so, when should they stop? My dad has early Alzheimer's disease but still drives himself around town just fine. — Looking Ahead Dear Looking, While most doctors agree that...
  • City, public provide feedback on proposed 72-unit senior community

    City, public provide feedback on proposed 72-unit senior community
    If Santa Rosa-based developer Oakmont Senior Living wants its plans for a 72-unit assisted living facility to take root in La Caņada, its going to have to think outside the box, residents and city staff agreed Thursday. Comments on the project —...