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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Elizabeth E. 'Libby' Chapman, homemaker

    Elizabeth E. 'Libby' Chapman, homemaker
    Elizabeth E. "Libby" Chapman, a homemaker and former longtime Roland Park resident, died Sept. 23 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson of complications from dementia. She was 100. The daughter of Swepson Earle, author of "Chesapeake Bay...
  • Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life Easier for Seniors, Part I

    Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life EasierĀ for Seniors, Part I For most people, the task of pulling a T-shirt over their heads is as simple as brushing their teeth. However, dressing is not a simple task for those who have been...
  • Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Where to Find Adaptive Clothing and Footwear, Part II

    Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Where to Find Adaptive Clothing and Footwear, Part II With a growing senior and aging population, adaptive clothing products are surely to make a dent in a current demanding market. The demand for adaptive clothing is...
  • IndieCade pushes gaming industry buttons by promoting alternatives

     
    THE PLAYER Gaming culture today stands at a crossroads. Games are regularly being studied and critiqued as the cultural force […]...
  • NFL reveals true colors in Pinktober breast-cancer campaign

    October will not be a good month for Roger Goodell, the emperor with no clothes. He may want to borrow something pink to wear, since the NFL is smitten with "Pinktober" and raising breast-cancer awareness. And that's a great thing. Draping the NFL in...
  • Elderly man reported missing found at ORMC

    Elderly man reported missing found at ORMC
    An 83-year-old senile man reported missing on Thursday was found at Orlando Regional Medical Center, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Nestor Reyes has been at ORMC since late Friday morning and was "somewhat dehydrated," said Jeff...
  • Hallelujah, 'St. Vincent' lets Bill Murray run amok

    Soaked in whiskey, dipped in brine, Bill Murray delivers a salty, acerbic, inebriated comic blast as the unlikeliest saint imaginable in "St. Vincent." The film, written and directed by Ted Melfi, is about paying homage to those overlooked and...
  • Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange

    Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange
    Charles Rickershauser Jr., a lawyer who headed the Pacific Stock Exchange and was a close ally of the late Gov. Pat Brown, died Wednesday in an assisted living facility in Santa Barbara. He was 86. He died of natural causes, having suffered from...
  • Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist

    Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist
    Lisa Barnes is determined to untangle the risk factors and health disparities that lead to the high incidence of Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans. "African-Americans have a higher burden of many kinds of diseases," she said, "but we know that...
  • Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data

    Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data
    Calling the world's wealth of health data a formidable "engine of discovery," the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded $32 million in grants in a bid to make huge biomedical data sets accessible to researchers the world over. NIH Director...
  • Elderly man missing from Orange County home

    Elderly man missing from Orange County home
    An 83-year-old senile man has been reported missing without his high blood pressure medication, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Nestor Reyes was last seen about 3:35 p.m. Thursday leaving his residence in the 8400 block of Valencia...