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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • 'Still Alice' powerfully presents a mind falling to Alzheimer's

    Losing your mind is a terrible thing to watch, but the splendid acting in "Still Alice" makes it worth the pain. Scarier than any Elm Street nightmare, a horror film for the rest of us, it succeeds despite itself not because of one strong performance...
  • New residential facility for Alzheimer's and dementia patients opening at Horizon Bay Tamarac

    New residential facility for Alzheimer's and dementia patients opening at Horizon Bay Tamarac
    A new assisted living facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is opening at Horizon Bay Tamarac following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. on Nov. 17. The $2.5 million care community is opening on the Horizon Bay Tamarac...
  • Orlando Senior Home Health Care: Holiday Gifts for Seniors Should be More Than Just a Thought

    Did you ever wonder if your grandmother really liked that gray rock in a box you bought her when you were a kid?  You probably still remember her smile turning into a strangely crooked grin as she opened the box and also found a list of instructions on...
  • A futile search for effective storyline and pacing in 'Archaeology of a Woman'

    A futile search for effective storyline and pacing in 'Archaeology of a Woman'
    When Sharon Greytak's turgid melodrama "Archaeology of a Woman" opens, former small-town newspaper columnist Margaret (Sally Kirkland) realizes she can no longer hide the effects of Alzheimer's, which are taking an increasing toll on her and her...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Ruth W. Stocksdale, homemaker

    Ruth W. Stocksdale, homemaker
    Ruth W. Stocksdale, a homemaker who earlier had worked as a secretary, died Monday at Mercy Ridge of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 89. The daughter of Charles E. Wisner, a machinist, and Elizabeth B. Wisner, a homemaker, Ruth Elizabeth...
  • Luke DeCock: With heavy heart and no time to grieve, Roy Williams goes back to work

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. It was a brutal way to lose, his team not tough enough, its best player missing a potential game-tying shot on the final possession. Roy Williams sat stunned afterward, incredulous even. And yet it shrank in significance from what...
  • 'Dying of the Light': Prosaic, not poetic

    If "Dying of the Light" becomes veteran writer-director Paul Schrader's last film — the "Taxi Driver" screenwriter recently announced he's devoting his energies to Web series — there will always be an asterisk next to it. That's because this...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists
    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
  • Once-missing vision-impaired elderly man with Alzheimer's found

    Once-missing vision-impaired elderly man with Alzheimer's found
    Deputies say a once-missing 82-year-old St. Cloud man who is vision-impaired and suffering from Alzheimer's disease has been found. John Charles Gustafson was located shortly after deputies asked for the public to help find him today. He appears to be...