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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Marijuana legalization trend calls for research and care

    Four states out of 50 may not sound like much of a mandate, but the success of marijuana initiatives on the ballot last week suggests the nation is inching toward legalizing the once-demon weed. California started the ball rolling 16 years ago with a...
  • SwingTime Ballroom gets people of all ages on their feet

    Ever since television’s “Dancing With the Stars” revived interest in ballroom dance, people of all ages have been putting on their dancing shoes and discovering their inner Fred or Ginger. If you’d like to learn a few smooth moves,...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers

    Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers
    The Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will present two talks on social issues at the Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., Katha Pollitt, a longtime columnist for The...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists
    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities will be offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Workshop Kather Leatherman, a professional organizer, presents a "Downsizing Holiday Stress Workshop" at...
  • Review: The Autographer – Spontaneous hand- and eye-free photography

     
    Long before the photographic term “selfie” entered mainstream culture to annoying effect, there was  the “hip shot.” Popularized by street photographers, shooting from the hip meant that  the camera was discreetly placed on the hip...
  • Julianne Moore to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs film fest

    Julianne Moore to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs film fest
    Julianne Moore will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, an honor given to one actor and one actress at the Palm Springs International Film Festival every January. A prolific actress and four-time Oscar nominee, Moore has recently emerged as an...
  • Free memory screenings offered

    Florida Hospital Waterman Home Care Services, 3260 Waterman Way in Tavares, is offering free memory screenings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Screenings consist of a series of questions and tasks and take 5-10 minutes. The event is part of National...
  • Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Soft pastels workshop...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Grooming and Dressing Dementia Patients

    Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers. When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...