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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Simsbury Police Offer Tracking Devices For Wander-Prone Residents

    SIMSBURY — The police department issued its first "wanderer" lifesaving technology Tuesday to an 11-year-old boy with autism, the start of the town's Project Lifesaver. Project Lifesaver provides tracking devices worn around the wrist or ankle to...
  • 'Still Alice' achingly shows mental resilience and decline

    "Still Alice," anchored by Julianne Moore's remarkable disappearing act as a linguistics professor suffering from the early onset of dementia, is moving into more theaters as its star's performance continues to pile up accolades. There are no doubt a...
  • Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center

    Cleveland Clinic nears opening of cancer, neurology center
    Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load. The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
  • Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors

    Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors
    An observant Orange County convenience-store clerk helped locate a missing 89-year-old retiree, thanks to a new program that posts Silver Alerts on lottery terminals in Florida. John Happy of Polk County was the first person found under the...
  • Watching the literary film contenders

    The Oscar race is so different from book prizes. After a book wins one major prize -- say, the Pulitzer -- it's less likely to wind up as a contender for the National Book Award. Literary judges like to spread the love around. Movies are different. Each...
  • Oscars 2015: Shoo-ins, possibilities for director, lead actor, actress

    Oscars 2015: Shoo-ins, possibilities for director, lead actor, actress
    Julianne Moore can rest easy tonight. And if you're Michael Keaton or Eddie Redmayne, Patricia Arquette or J.K. Simmons, there's no need to set the alarm. Your agent will be calling at the crack of dawn, bearing glad tidings of great joy. That and maybe...
  • Unprescribed medical tests are themselves a sign of trouble

     Unprescribed medical tests are themselves a sign of trouble
    Telemarketers are bad enough. Telemarketers that prey on unsuspecting seniors are worse. A telemarketer that takes advantage of an 88-year-old woman with dementia — well, that's a whole other breed of barracuda. Long Beach resident David Eckhous...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m. For...
  • My Fuzzy Friend: Our golden retriever is a paper thief

    •Name: Terri Stubits •Hometown: Northampton •Type of pet: Dog •Name: Tobi •Age: 12 •Breed: Golden retriever •Male or female: Male •Why he is your friend: He and I are always there for each other. He is...
  • Russia lists transgender people among those unfit to drive for medical reasons

    New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving, ostensibly for medical reasons. The new regulations have been criticized by rights activists, who see them as unconstitutional and likely...
  • Russia lists transgender people among those unfit to drive

    New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving, ostensibly for medical reasons. The new regulations have been criticized by rights activists, who see them as unconstitutional and...