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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Sentence delayed for Florida man in 37-year-old case

    Sentencing has been delayed because of mental issues for an elderly Florida man who was on the lam for 37 years until his capture late last year in Mexico. Defense lawyers for 81-year-old Robert Anton Woodring say he is exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer's...
  • Cops: Elderly man with Alzheimer's missing from South Side

    Cops: Elderly man with Alzheimer's missing from South Side
    Chicago police are asking for the public's help finding a man who has Alzheimer's disease and went missing Tuesday morning from the South Side. Matthew Vasser, 83, was last seen by family about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. He knows his first name but may not...
  • Craft beer, music combine for Yorkville Summer Solstice Fest

     Craft beer, music combine for Yorkville Summer Solstice Fest
    After months of rain, snow, wind and gloomy skies, everyone is looking for summer to come. One of the best ways to celebrate the beginning of this beautiful season is to attend the 2015 Summer Solstice Music and Craft Beer Festival that will take place in...
  • Extension office offers free financial webinars

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office will offer the following free financial "webinars" (seminars on the Web) from noon to 1 p.m. •Thursday is "Understanding Debt Relief Options." Viewers will explore the truth about five common...
  • WHERE TO GET YOUR WEEKLY FORUM

    Pick up your Deerfield and Pompano Forum at these locations: Deerfield Beach Natura Rec Center 437 SW Natura Ave, 33441 NE Focal Point Senior Center 227 NW 2nd St., 33441 NE Focal Point Thrift Store 301 NW 2nd Ave., 33441 B’Nai B’Rith...
  • Jane Alwalah: Dispelling five common myths about Alzheimer's disease

    Jane Alwalah: Dispelling five common myths about Alzheimer's disease
    Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. According to the Alzheimer's Association, it's the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60 percent to 80 percent of all memory loss cases. With the majority...
  • Prisoners of a long-lost cause

    Could this, at last, be the end of the Civil War? Or, as some fans of Southern heritage call it, the War Between the States? Or the War of Northern Aggression? That question came to mind as I watched South Carolina's Republican Gov. Nikki Haley do what...
  • Appeals court sets man free after two year jail stay

    Appeals court sets man free after two year jail stay
    A state appeals court Wednesday overturned the conviction of a man who has spent the last two years in jail for allegedly exploiting an elderly woman out of millions from her estate. According to the Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach,...
  • Law & Order: Molesting charge against Hobart man dropped

    Law & Order: Molesting charge against Hobart man dropped
    Molesting charge against Hobart man dropped Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced a Hobart man to 180 days on probation for misdemeanor battery. Five days before his jury trial on charges of child molesting and sexual misconduct was...
  • Fitness Files: Word is getting out about unusual illness that has sufferers laughing

    Teaching elementary school in the 1980s I admired Teri, an experienced teacher. We younger teachers celebrated her romantic courtship and second marriage to Bud. Teri retired to travel the world with her new husband, play doubles tennis and start a...
  • Insanity plea accepted for man charged in scooter death

    A man who ran over and killed a woman at a stoplight in June 2014 has been found not guilty of second-degree murder by reason of insanity. The Virginian-Pilot, (http://bit.ly/1TOtYD3 ) citing court documents, reports that 61-year-old Irvin Crutchlow...