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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Savvy Senior: Driving safely with dementia and knowing when to quit

    Savvy Senior: Driving safely with dementia and knowing when to quit
    Dear Savvy Senior, Is it safe for seniors with dementia to drive, and if so, when should they stop? My dad has early Alzheimer's disease but still drives himself around town just fine. — Looking Ahead Dear Looking, While most doctors agree that...
  • Nutmeg Senior Rides Walk

    ENFIELD - David Dumais named Community Chairperson of the Nutmeg Senior Rides annual Walk. The Walk will take place at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield on Saturday, April 25. The event is slated to kick-off at 10 a.m.; registration opens at 9 a.m....
  • City, public provide feedback on proposed 72-unit senior community

    City, public provide feedback on proposed 72-unit senior community
    If Santa Rosa-based developer Oakmont Senior Living wants its plans for a 72-unit assisted living facility to take root in La CaƱada, its going to have to think outside the box, residents and city staff agreed Thursday. Comments on the project —...
  • Iowa Man charged with sex abuse of wife says she consented

    A former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia says their relationship never centered on sex, according to an interview with investigators that aired during his trial Wednesday. In the two-hour interview, Henry...
  • Former South Holland nursing home resident's death ruled 'natural'

    Former South Holland nursing home resident's death ruled 'natural'
    Heart problems due to natural causes led to the death earlier this year of a 98-year-old former resident of a South Holland assisted living facility, a Cook County medical examiner's office spokesman said Monday. In addition to heart problems,...
  • State Added 4,000 Jobs In March, Labor Department Reports

    State Added 4,000 Jobs In March, Labor Department Reports
    HARTFORD — Connecticut employers added 4,000 jobs in March, a strong rebound from February, when the state's workforce shrank by thousands, the state Department of Labor said Monday. Connecticut has added 27,100 jobs in the past year. The state'...
  • Jury begins deliberations in Iowa spousal sex abuse case

    Jurors went home Monday following an afternoon of deliberating the case of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexually abusing his wife, who suffered from dementia. They will continue deliberating at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Prosecutors say Henry Rayhons had...
  • Flexer, Rovero hear constituent concerns

    The community room at the Thompson Public Library was filled with residents who turned out to share their concerns with state Sen. Mae Flexer (D-29) and Rep. Danny Rovero (D-51) on April 17. It was the third open office hours the two legislators have held...
  • Alzheimer's center, Margate negotiate over $500K deficit

     Alzheimer's center, Margate negotiate over $500K deficit
    For more than two decades, the city of Margate provided bookkeeping services and fronted money to the nonprofit Alzheimer's Family Center for expenses. Last month, the City Commission voted to terminate that relationship. City Manager Douglas Smith told...
  • Dr. Czarina A. 'Rina' Santos-Borja, director of geriatric services at Sheppard Pratt

    Dr. Czarina A. 'Rina' Santos-Borja, director of geriatric services at Sheppard Pratt
    Dr. Czarina A. "Rina" Santos-Borja, director of geriatric services at Sheppard Pratt Health System, who was known for her wide smile and ability to put patients and their families at ease, died April 12 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of a...
  • Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation

    Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation
    The health advocacy group that started with fewer than a handful of volunteers and a $5,000 budget, now employs more than 185, has an annual budget of more than $50 million, and each year serves more than 90,000 patients with chronic or debilitating...