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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • Despite Alzheimer's ravages, their love endures

    Despite Alzheimer's ravages, their love endures
    Martin Glass presses a spoonful of creamed spinach to his lips, checking the temperature. Then he lifts the spoon to the mouth of his wife of 54 years, Joy. "Spinach, hon," he says. Joy Glass' eyes are distant. Her lips tremble, then open to the...
  • William Charles Shuffield: Lawyer lent leadership, stayed humble

    William Charles Shuffield: Lawyer lent leadership, stayed humble
    In the breakfast room of his Orlando home, where he indulged his passion for Blue Bell vanilla ice cream for 37 years, William Charles Shuffield's family spoke about a lawyer who hated the limelight. "He was the guy in the back of every group picture,"...
  • Orlando Senior In-Home Health Care: Valentine's Day is a Great Time to Show Seniors that You Care

    We are all contemplating what to do for Valentine’s Day. Cards, flowers, phone calls and a dinner out might give family caregivers and loved ones a reason to visit. Valentine’s Day offers a practical yet a compact time-frame to reassure...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Tips to Help Reduce Family Caregiver Stress

    Social ties and the opportunities for social interaction are considered strong forecasters of a senior’s well-being. However, 12-percent of seniors reported they rarely or never receive the social and emotional support they require, according to the...
  • Oscars 2015: Glen Campbell song captures his life with Alzheimer's

    Oscars 2015: Glen Campbell song captures his life with Alzheimer's
    This is what lingers with actor and filmmaker James Keach from Glen Campbell's final recording session in 2013, capturing the song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You." "I had my cameras in there," Keach said. "Sometimes Glen would stop and say, 'I'm so sorry. I...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' brings some steam to Hampton Roads

    'Fifty Shades of Grey' brings some steam to Hampton Roads
    Jamie Dornan is Christian Grey, and Dakota Johnson is Anastasia Steele in this much anticipated adaptation of E.L. James' best-selling novel about steamy sex, bondage, submission and other creative things that a businessman and a college student can...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ FireEye is "first in the door" on big cyberattacks As hackers invade the computer systems of major companies with greater frequency and their corporate victims scramble to contain the damage and prevent future intrusions, these are boom times for...
  • Johnson& Johnson projects aim to spot who'll get a disease

    Imagine being able to identify who is likely to develop a particular disease — and then stop the disorder before it starts. That's the goal of three research projects launched by Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical research arm, Janssen Research &...
  • Anne Moody, sat stoically at violent Woolworth's sit-in, dies at 74

    Anne Moody, sat stoically at violent Woolworth's sit-in, dies at 74
    Anne Moody, whose memoir "Coming of Age in Mississippi" gave a wrenching account of growing up poor in the segregated South and facing violence as a civil rights activist, has died. She was 74. Moody died Thursday at her home in the small town Gloster,...
  • Ask Amy: Party host throws a flag on guest's behavior

    Ask Amy: Party host throws a flag on guest's behavior
    Dear Amy: I recently invited an acquaintance, "Al," to a TV sports viewing party. He invited his friend "Ed" to join us. Al and Ed have known each other their entire lives, but I had never met Ed before. They are both 70 years old. After the game...