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  • Orlando In-Home Senior Care: Helping Grandparents Spring-Clean Their Medicine Cabinet

    Spring-cleaning is not just about getting our homes in tip-top order but about assisting our elderly loved ones getting theirs in order while they deal with declining health and new limitations. Spring-cleaning should include chores that help maintain...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bernice Steadman dies; part of NASA's 'Mercury 13' program

    A woman who was among 13 selected for training as possible astronauts in the early 1960s has died at her northern Michigan home. She was 89. Bernice Steadman was a member of the so-called "Mercury 13." NASA dropped the program, and it was 22 more years...
  • KB Home and Biogen are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE KB Home, up $1.18 cents to $15.26 The homebuilder reported better-than-expected first-quarter profit and revenue on a boost in...
  • Florida sees big benefits from stem cell research

    Florida sees big benefits from stem cell research
    Author Bryant H. McGill asserts that: “It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.” But increasingly one can have both, courtesy of scientific advancement. Extending life and its quality are...
  • Loved ones recall Dorothy Byrd as sprightly and 'no nonsense,' expected her to live longer

    Loved ones recall Dorothy Byrd as sprightly and 'no nonsense,' expected her to live longer
    Sandra Byrd Peterson said when she took her elderly mother to receive long-term care at Holland Home in 2013, she didn't expect her to die in two years — let alone by lethal doses of painkillers in what would be ruled a homicide. "Physically she...