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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • UK, drugmakers establish $100M Alzheimer's venture fund

    Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade. The new...
  • Thomas C. Martel Sr.

    Thomas C. Martel Sr.
    Thomas Charles Martel Sr., a retired commercial real estate executive, died of Alzheimer's disease March 13 at Arden Court in Ruxton. He was 78 and lived in North Roland Park. Born in Baltimore and raised on Gelson Drive in Edmondson Village, he was the...
  • Families need hospitals' help

    Families need hospitals' help
    I would like to encourage the hospital administrators in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties to add a process to your intake procedures in which you actively ask if patients have a Do Not Resuscitate Order, or would like to sign one. My dad, who was...
  • For those with dementia, 'springing' power of attorney debated

    Cognitive impairment can have a huge impact on a person's ability to look after their own money. When someone who is usually prompt about handling finances starts forgetting to pay bills, it's a common warning sign of the beginning stages of dementia....
  • Counseling center helps those without insurance

    Counseling center helps those without insurance
    The Association for Community Counseling is making a difference in Delray Beach one life at a time. For the last 18 years, the volunteer-staffed nonprofit has provided low-cost counseling services. "People are depressed. They feel hopeless and have a...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Barrington's Walk On Farm provides help and hope through horseback riding

    Barrington's Walk On Farm provides help and hope through horseback riding
    Eight years ago, Barrington joined in the innovative trend of therapeutic horseback riding when Walk On Farm was built on Cuba Road. Today, the horse farm is home to eight specially trained horses that provide a range of therapies to about 50...
  • Authorities find body of missing retired police officer

    Authorities have found the body of retired police officer who went missing earlier this year. Elizabeth police tell NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1BNjiwk) that 79-year-old Edward Purcell was found around 1 a.m. Saturday in the backyard of a city home. Officers...
  • A preview of Missouri's scheduled execution Tuesday

    Missouri's oldest death row inmate, scheduled to be executed Tuesday by injection for the 1996 shooting death of a sheriff's deputy, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court and the state's governor to spare his life. Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in...
  • Marilyn J. Pelham, educator

    Marilyn J. Pelham, educator
    Marilyn J. Pelham, a retired educator and world traveler, died March 9 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The former Marilyn June Neeley was born in Glendale, Calif., and raised in Los...
  • Gracedale to hold Third Annual Community Health Fair

    Gracedale to hold Third Annual Community Health Fair
    Gracedale, Northampton County's nursing home, will host its Third Annual Community Health Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. It's a great opportunity to see some of the services out there to help you maintain or improve your health....