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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • TAU research links Alzheimer's disease to brain hyperactivity

    Tel Aviv — Patients with Alzheimer's disease run a high risk of seizures. While the amyloid-beta protein involved in the development and progression of Alzheimer's seems the most likely cause for this neuronal hyperactivity, how and why this...
  • Without federal action, states move on long-term care

    WASHINGTON Three years after the demise of the long-term care piece of the Affordable Care Act, some states are retooling their Medicaid programs to maximize the number of people who can get care at home and minimize the number who have to become poor...
  • Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living

    Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living
    An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities. Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
  • Many conditions can cause dementia, but Alzheimer's is the most common

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Adult life issues, 10-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Association for Community Counseling, 4731 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Free. Call 561-638-0908. Alzheimer's and dementia caregiver support group, first, third and fifth Wednesday of each...
  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
  • Trial to review Shelly Sterling's actions in Clippers $2 billion sale, not husband's mental state

    LOS ANGELES — A trial into whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Los Angeles Clippers will not focus on her husband's mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust and if Donald Sterling...
  • Woman leads Sunrise A/C business on a global stage

    Woman leads Sunrise A/C business on a global stage
    Hannah Choi Granade doesn't have the typical pedigree of someone running a global air-conditioning company. After all, she's young, Asian-American and a Harvard graduate to boot. The successful 35-year-old CEO turns heads at trade shows or even client...
  • Father of Nicole Brown Simpson dies at age 90

    Father of Nicole Brown Simpson dies at age 90
    The father of Nicole Brown Simpson, the slain ex-wife of retired American football star O.J. Simpson, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Friday. Louis Brown Jr. died on Thursday at age 90, according to attorney Natasha Roit. Brown, who lived in Dana...
  • PASSINGS: Louis Brown Jr., Barry Moss

    Louis Brown Jr., 90, father of Nicole Brown Simpson, who was slain in 1994, leading to a sensational trial in which her former husband O.J. Simpson was accused, died Thursday at home in Dana Point. Louis Brown had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease...
  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...