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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Caring for dementia patients requires special skills

    The way family members and caregivers treat someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can have a huge impact on that person's comfort and well-being, according to Pamela Atwood, a gerontologist and the Director of Dementia Care Services at Hebrew Health Care...
  • Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look

    Summer TV 2015: Which new dramas and comedies are worth a look
    Summer brings more scientific proof that TV's oceans are indeed rising with a glut of content. Among other unnatural disasters between now and Labor Day, Syfy has a D.C.-based "Sharknado" movie (July 22) and there's a Lifetime movie about the behind-the-...
  • Taking steps to combat Alzheimer's

    Name: Pamela Polani Residence: Delray Beach Birthplace: Homestead Family: Husband, Mark; sons, Ariel, 17, and Lior, 13 Career: Foreclosure and probate litigation attorney Organization: The Alzheimer's Association's Southeast Florida Chapter...
  • Grandpa Has Driven Away, Now What?

      Part II. What Happens When an Older Adult With Dementia Drives Away and Does Not Return; Silver Alert and Requirements to Activate Silver Alert’s Notification System If you are a local commuter on I-4, you may have already encountered the...
  • Sharing the Stan Mikita family's pain

    Sharing the Stan Mikita family's pain
    Thank you to the Stan Mikita family for sharing their feelings and experiences during Stan's decline. Thanks also to the Tribune for publishing this moving article. I hope that friends and relatives of families who have experienced this dreadful disease...
  • Caregivers Corner: Talk to doctors before surgery about anesthesia

    Caregivers Corner: Talk to doctors before surgery about anesthesia
    Dear Mary, Your article on what to do after the post-surgery dementia occurs was very helpful. However, please tell caregivers and older adults to talk to the anesthesiologist before the procedure and ask questions about the medications he or she plans to...
  • Ohio nursing homes to offer music project to help residents

    State officials say nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes have signed up for a project that uses music to help improve the lives of residents and staff. The Ohio Department of Aging says Music & MemorySM trains nursing home staff to create and provide...
  • First female Montgomery Co. police chief dies at 67

    Carol Mehrling, the first woman to serve as police chief in Montgomery County, has died. She was 67. Mehrling's brother, Ken, told The Associated Press that the former chief died Sunday at an assisted-living facility in Derwood, Maryland. He said Carol...
  • Nicholas M. Schloeder

    Nicholas M. Schloeder
    Nicholas M. Schloeder, 39-year teacher and coach at the Gilman School whom students described as a "tough-minded coach who wouldn't let you fail," died Tuesday from complications of dementia. He was 84 and a resident of the Arden Courts Nursing Home in...
  • John M. Crisp: We must talk about physician-assisted suicide

    Brittany Maynard, 29, died on Nov. 1. To be more accurate, she killed herself. Earlier that year, she was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor, and was given six months to live. Because this disease would destroy her life long...
  • John S. Carroll, former Sun editor, dies at 73

    John S. Carroll, former Sun editor, dies at 73
    John S. Carroll, former editor of The Baltimore Sun and The Los Angeles Times who became a seminal figure in American journalism and operated on the principle that no detail was too small when it came to producing a great newspaper, died Sunday at his...