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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    PAINT THE MALL PINK 1 The Lehigh Valley Mall will hold "Paint the Mall Pink," a program to raise awareness about breast cancer and women's health, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature information from Lehigh Valley Health Network on breast cancer...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities will be offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Trudy Marie Woomer sings country classics at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 22. Red Right Return performs at...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Senior Focus: Exercise, eat right, look to the future to thwart Alzheimer's

    With the passing of each month I become more convinced that the key to preventing Alzheimer's disease is physical exercise and a Mediterranean diet with lots of extra virgin olive oil. The Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive...
  • Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
  • With victims unable to testify, Missouri health care aide avoids sex-crime convictions

    CLAYTON, Mo. St. Louis County prosecutors dropped rape, sodomy and sexual assault charges against a health care and hospice aide, officials say, because the elderly victims have either died or suffer from dementia so severely they could not help the case....
  • Justin Forsett dedicates 100-yard game to his ailing grandmother

    Having grown up in nearby Lakeland, Fla., Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers represented a homecoming for Ravens veteran running back Justin Forsett. The 48-17 victory had special meaning for Forsett, who rushed for a season-high 111 yards...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Daily Exercise Benefits Older Adults

    Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...