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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner

    William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner
    William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 88. "Bill...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many conditions can cause dementia, but Alzheimer's is the most common

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-...
  • Missing La Caņada 79-year-old found safe

    A 79-year-old La Caņada 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...
  • Cohen, Point72 must face SAC insider trading lawsuit-judge

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's bid to dismiss lawsuits by Elan Corp and Wyeth shareholders who claimed they lost money because his firm SAC Capital Advisors LP conducted insider trading in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object

    Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object
    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway. That's a long way for the remains of the Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the fact that according to his...
  • 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...
  • Tips to Improve Our Senior's Nutrition and Mealtime Experience

    Tips to Improve Our Senior’s Nutrition and Mealtime Experience Malnourished seniors are more likely to fall, become disoriented, have an accident, or intensify any other illness. Negative eating experiences make it more difficult for seniors to...
  • Emigdio Vasquez dies at 75; prominent O.C. Chicano artist

     Emigdio Vasquez dies at 75; prominent O.C. Chicano artist
    Emigdio Vasquez, a renowned Orange County Chicano muralist and painter whose pieces captured the reality and grittiness of everyday life, has died. He was 75. Vasquez died Saturday of pneumonia at an assisted living facility in Newport Beach, his...
  • Casey Kasem's body on way to Norway; three of his children claim he wanted to be buried in Glendale

    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway, the Los Angeles Times reported. That's a long way for the remains ofthe Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the...