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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Getting together in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. 50+ Professionals — Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. New members are currently being accepted. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs...
  • At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's

    At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
    Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year. "As soon as he walked in, he spotted a guitar,...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets
    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Football: One Hit Too Many

    Football: One Hit Too Many
    Last month, UConn quarterback Casey Cochran stunned fans by announcing that he was quitting football after suffering a concussion, the last of several he absorbed playing the game he loved. The son of legendary high school coach Jack Cochran, Casey...
  • Robert B. Temple, TV technician

    Robert B. Temple, TV technician
    Robert B. Temple, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. TV technician and a Korean War veteran, died Friday at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 84. The son of Burnett Franklin Temple, a city...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Grooming and Dressing Dementia Patients

    Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers. When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...
  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...
  • VA is critical to medicine and vets

    VA is critical to medicine and vets
    During preparation for my confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), I was repeatedly asked, "Why doesn't VA just hand out vouchers allowing veterans to get care wherever they want?" For a department recovering from serious issues involving...
  • Genomics Research Lab Planned For Branford

    Genomics Research Lab Planned For Branford
    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is opening a satellite Genetic Testing Lab in Branford, in space formerly occupied by 454 Life Sciences. The managing director of Mt. Sinai Testing Lab-Connecticut was vice president of research and development...
  • Jeff Ellis: He loved the Gators and impersonating Elvis

    Jeff Ellis: He loved the Gators and impersonating Elvis
    Back in 1957, a doctor advised Jack Ellis that he should institutionalize his newborn because the baby boy had Down syndrome and would be an embarrassment to the family. "Well," Ellis replied, "I guess we'll just have to be embarrassed." Little Jeff...
  • Ben Bradlee, Longtime Editor of the Washington Post, Dies at 93

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93. He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...