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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

    High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
    Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook. The couple's 53-year-old...
  • New on DVD: Police shows, parody top new DVD releases May 12

    Crime stories dominate the May 12 DVD releases. "Unforgettable: Season 3," Grade B: Detective Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery ) uses her ability to remember every detail in her life to solve crimes. In this season, she's working high-profile cases with...
  • Sound problems plague first department of aging digital town hall

    Sound problems plague first department of aging digital town hall
    Technical difficulties plagued Anne Arundel's first digital town hall on senior issues. Poor sound quality and lack of technical support resulted in a low digital and in-person participation at the Department of Aging and Disabilities' pilot program....
  • William Bast, co-creator of soap opera 'The Colbys,' dies

    William Bast, a TV writer who co-created the 1980s "Dynasty" spin-off "The Colbys" during a four-decade career, has died. He was 84. His friend, Niki Marvin, tells the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1Is5Gef ) that Bast died on May 4 at a Los Angeles...
  • William Bast dies at 84; screenwriter co-created 'The Colbys'

    William Bast dies at 84; screenwriter co-created 'The Colbys'
    Screenwriter William Bast, who co-created the nighttime TV soap opera "The Colbys" in the 1980s and wrote for numerous other shows, died May 4 at a care facility in Los Angeles. He was 84. The cause was complications of Alzheimer's disease, said his...
  • Jerry Greene: NFL deflates dull offseason with assessment of Tom Brady

    Jerry Greene: NFL deflates dull offseason with assessment of Tom Brady
    "More probable than not . . . " Thank you, NFL. You are truly the gift that keeps on giving. Along with providing meaning to our otherwise empty lives, you have given us the perfect catch-phrase for the 50 shades of grey world in which we live....
  • Home entertainment: Heartbreaking 'Still Alice' may help some distressed families

     Home entertainment: Heartbreaking 'Still Alice' may help some distressed families
    Still Alice Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $34.99 Available on VOD Tuesday Julianne Moore's Oscar-winning performance is the main reason to see this drama but not the only one. Moore is magnificent playing a 50-year-old college professor with Alzheimer's,...
  • Hampton Roads readers share Mom's best advice

    Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms, grandmothers, aunts and other mothers. We asked readers to tell us the best advice they've received from their moms or mother figures. You filled our email box with their sage advice on everything from dating and...
  • Woman suffering from dementia found

    Woman suffering from dementia found
    A 79-year-old woman who went missing Friday from the McKinley Park neighborhood has been found, said police. Bihui Sito, who suffers from dementia, was last seen in the area of 35th Street and Marshfield Avenue on the Southwest Side, police said....
  • Washington baseball player leads his mother's fight against early-onset Alzheimer's

    Suzy Bishop says proudly of her son, Braden, "He never ceases to amaze me." Braden Bishop, a junior outfielder on Washington's baseball team, says fondly of his mother, "We are closer than ever." This is a heartbreaking story, no way around it. Suzy...
  • Chicago Tribune wins 26 Lisagor awards

    Chicago Tribune wins 26 Lisagor awards
    The Chicago Tribune took home 26 Peter Lisagor Awards for outstanding journalism at Friday night's competition hosted by the Chicago Headline Club. Among the winners, Tribune reporters David Jackson, Gary Marx and Duaa Eldeib were awarded best...