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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Family racing against time to find cure for Batten disease

    Family racing against time to find cure for Batten disease
    A California couple's efforts to raise money to find a cure for their two young daughters is building awareness around the Chicago area and the world regarding the rare and fatal disorder known as Batten disease. Charlotte, 4, and Gwenyth Gray, 2, the...
  • Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease

    Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
    When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity. Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...
  • Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer

    Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer
    Barbara McGinnis Pheil, who sang soprano and was a retired preschool teacher, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease June 16 at Arden Courts in Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 77. Born Barbara Ellen McGinnis in Baltimore, she was the...
  • Caring for dementia patients requires special skills

    The way family members and caregivers treat someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can have a huge impact on that person's comfort and well-being, according to Pamela Atwood, a gerontologist and the Director of Dementia Care Services at Hebrew Health Care...
  • Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look

    Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look
    Summer brings more scientific proof that TV's oceans are indeed rising with a glut of content. Among other unnatural disasters between now and Labor Day, Syfy has a D.C.-based "Sharknado" movie (July 22) and there's a Lifetime movie about the behind-the-...
  • Authors Showcase at Peninsula Town Center Saturday

    Authors Showcase at Peninsula Town Center Saturday
    Want to beat the heat this weekend? Head on over to Barnes & Noble's at Peninsula Town Center tomorrow (Saturday) from 1 to 4 p.m. for an author showcase.  From a press release:  "Meet 11 successful published authors living in the Hampton Roads area....
  • Butterfly habitat launches at Plymouth Place for residents to relax, reflect

    Butterfly habitat launches at Plymouth Place for residents to relax, reflect
    Lori and Mark Harris from Western Springs envisioned a sacred space alive with plants and butterflies as a tribute to his mother, Martha, and the excellent care she received at Plymouth Place Senior Living in La Grange Park. The idea for the habitat...
  • Trial resumes next month for ex-councilman in theft case

    Trial resumes next month for a former western Pennsylvania councilman accused of improperly using money from the trust fund of an elderly widow. Sixty-year-old Charles McCullough of Upper St. Clair is charged in Allegheny County with theft and...
  • Caregivers Corner: Talk to doctors before surgery about anesthesia

    Caregivers Corner: Talk to doctors before surgery about anesthesia
    Dear Mary, Your article on what to do after the post-surgery dementia occurs was very helpful. However, please tell caregivers and older adults to talk to the anesthesiologist before the procedure and ask questions about the medications he or she plans to...
  • Ohio nursing homes to offer music project to help residents

    State officials say nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes have signed up for a project that uses music to help improve the lives of residents and staff. The Ohio Department of Aging says Music & MemorySM trains nursing home staff to create and provide...
  • First female Montgomery Co. police chief dies at 67

    Carol Mehrling, the first woman to serve as police chief in Montgomery County, has died. She was 67. Mehrling's brother, Ken, told The Associated Press that the former chief died Sunday at an assisted-living facility in Derwood, Maryland. He said Carol...