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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • For aging inmates, care outside prison walls

    WASHINGTON Providing health care to an aging prison population is a large and growing cost for states. Not only do inmates develop debilitating conditions at a younger age than people who are not incarcerated, but caring for them in the harsh...
  • Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts

     Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts
    For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
  • A few (impolite) questions about the ice bucket challenge

    Americans are probably not unique in the world in treating philanthropy as a sort of game, with the goal of making it go down painlessly. The ice bucket challenge sweeping the nation--or at least those parts of it accessible by Facebook and Twitter--...
  • Flying with someone? You may have to pay extra to sit together

    Flying with someone? You may have to pay extra to sit together
    When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if he wouldn't mind switching seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together,...
  • Focus On Alzheimer's Disease

    I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease. I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
  • Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats

    Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats
    When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if Masunaga would switch seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together, and...
  • Assisting and Dressing Stroke Patients

    Assisting and Dressing Stroke Patients Dressing a sick and disabled patient is easier said than done. For those who have become less able to dress themselves and need assistance due to a recent hip surgery or a stroke, dressing can become physically...
  • Missing La Cañada 79-year-old found safe

    A 79-year-old La Cañada Flintridge man who went missing at about 6 p.m. Saturday and was the subject of an intensive search was returned home safely to his family by early Sunday, a law enforcement official said. Donald Warner, who officials said has...
  • Preventing Malnutrition: Senior Parents and Loss of Appetite

    Preventing Malnutrition: Senior Parents and Loss of Appetite Imagine Baby Boomers encouraging and reminding senior parents to make healthier food choices? Guiding and encouraging an elderly parent to eat nutritious meals may seem somewhat ironic for...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Mural Unveiled In West Hartford

    Mural Unveiled In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — From a distance, the ornate stone wall is unremarkable. But with each step closer an intricate series of painstaking brushstrokes is revealed, the result of four months' work by Hartford artist Tao LaBossiere. LaBossiere, who...