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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Howard County health digest

    Screenings Howard County General Hospital will hold a free screening of varicose veins from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Johns Hopkins Vein Center, Little Patuxent Specialty Care Center, Suite 150, 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia....
  • Reel Critics: Why only a single Best Picture?

    After watching the Academy Awards show, it's clear that this was a year with a great many worthy Oscar nominees. But a few glaring omissions cry out for further recognition. The Best Actor category was missing two exceptional performances: David...
  • Developer bids to build senior housing facility

    Developer bids to build senior housing facility
    A Santa Rosa senior housing developer recently announced its intentions to build a 72-unit assisted-living facility on La CaƱada's heavily zoned Foothill Boulevard, a move so far being met with more cheers than jeers. Officials with Oakmont Senior...
  • Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

    After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Sensing the couple was close to death, their children pushed their two hospice beds together and...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER. 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences...
  • Silver Alert issued for couple missing from Pembroke Pines

    Silver Alert issued for couple missing from Pembroke Pines
    A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a couple missing from Pembroke Pines Sylvan Roden, 85, and Sydell Roden, 83, have been missing since Wednesday from their residence in the Century Village community along the 1000 block of Southwest 125th...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Differences in Early and Late-Onset Alzheimer's

    Often enough, the general public continues to identify and associate memory loss and cognitive decline as unique characteristics belonging to Baby Boomers or members of the Greatest Generation. In fact, Alzheimer’s dementia symptoms are rarely...
  • Married 67 years, couple die holding hands just hours apart

    Married 67 years, couple die holding hands just hours apart
    Floyd and Violet Hartwig had spent the past 67 years of their lives together and when they died, they did that together too, holding hands until the end. The two were married on Aug. 16, 1947 and before their deaths on Feb. 11 they had three children...
  • Longevity gene may boost brain power

    Source: University of California at San Francisco whatdoctorsknow.com A new study has demonstrated that people with a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have improved brain skills such as thinking, learning and memory regardless of their age,...
  • PrimeLife Care keeps seniors in their homes longer

    PrimeLife Care keeps seniors in their homes longer
    When asked how she ended up in the elder care industry, Elizabeth Ury offered a wide smile and said, "I love old people." "I love learning from them and hearing their stories. My life is richer because of it," said Ury, who is the founder of her new...
  • Speak Out: 'We really need support for this'

    Speak Out: 'We really need support for this'
    Thank you to the sixth-grade students of St. Catherine of Alexandria School in Oak Lawn for the idea of an cellphone app of scrapbook photos to help Alzheimer's Disease patients remember family members. The "remember me" app shows how much we really...