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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Low home care wages hurt care of elderly, disabled, workers say

    Low home care wages hurt care of elderly, disabled, workers say
    Home care workers' low wages are undermining the care of America's elderly and disabled, according to a new report. Personal-aid workers and home health aides are increasingly difficult to recruit and retain. "Individuals and families are already having...
  • Ernie Banks' contested will cuts out family, leaves assets to caretaker

    Ernie Banks' contested will cuts out family, leaves assets to caretaker
    The day after Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks died, apparently of a heart attack, his longtime caregiver took to social media to describe in poignant detail the final moments of his life. "There was a point where I whispered into his ear and said,...
  • Former Cubs coach Wendell Kim dies at 64

    Former Cubs coach Wendell Kim dies at 64
    Former Cubs coach Wendell Kim died Sunday near his home in suburban Phoenix after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 64. Kim's widow, Natasha, confirmed her husband's death on Monday. Kim was a major league coach for 15 seasons with four...
  • Couple copes with early-onset Alzheimer's disease

    The movie, "Still Alice" is about a linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, and Sharon Biondo, for one, is glad for the attention being paid to the disease that is taking her husband away, day by day. Dave Biondo was only 54...
  • Gene Collier: Football's concussion issue won't just go away

    Unavoidably stunned and saddened was the football world when Dave Duerson killed himself. The former Chicago Bears great was 50 years old. Shocked and again saddened was football when Junior Seau killed himself. The former San Diego Chargers star was 43....
  • British academy awards hand trophies to 'Boyhood,' Redmayne and 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Slow-cooked coming-of-age tale "Boyhood" took the best film and director trophies at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, while Wes Anderson's candy-colored comedy "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won the biggest haul of prizes, with five. Both are...
  • Norma Kathryn Seagraves: Sports fan was her kids' biggest cheerleader

    Norma Kathryn Seagraves: Sports fan was her kids' biggest cheerleader
    When Penny Woodruff was a student at Princeton Elementary, her mother made a cheerleader uniform for her and every other member of the squad. When she called home from the University of Florida in hysterics over what she thought was a C in a course, her...
  • SHOW BITS: Domestic violence issue gets Grammy spotlight

    A collection of colorful moments at Sunday's 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles as reported by Associated Press journalists on the scene: ___ TAKING CENTER STAGE The woman who spoke movingly from the Grammy stage about her experiences with...
  • 'Mockingbird' author Lee revved up legal tactics under new lawyer, but friends vouch for her

    Retrace the suddenly tangled legal saga of Harper Lee and her legacy, "To Kill A Mockingbird," and a pivotal moment emerges. As her longtime protector, older sister and attorney Alice Finch Lee turned 100 and stopped practicing law a couple years ago,...
  • Change the trajectory of Alzheimer's or bankrupt Medicare

    This is the price tag: $20.8 trillion. Because there is currently no way to stop or slow Alzheimer's, that's what we will all pay over the next generation to care for people with Alzheimer's unless policymakers change the disease's trajectory by...
  • Lakers' Byron Scott is in it for the long haul with this team

    Lakers' Byron Scott is in it for the long haul with this team
    CLEVELAND — Byron Scott was back in Ohio, where he got fired less than two years ago for not living up to expectations. The Cleveland Cavaliers let him go after the 2012-13 season with one year left on his contract. The Lakers are in the midst...