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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Starting a conversation on elderly caregiving

    To the editor: Plaudits to Amy Goldman Koss for so poignantly sharing how she's easing her near-blind, demented mother through life's final journey. Whether it's with our elderly parents or our own late-life selves, more and more of us will face similar...
  • Hilary Swank to Mentor Up-and-Comers at Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    Actors will take center stage at the 22nd annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, running Oct. 9-13 in East Hampton, N.Y. Many high-profile films will unspool and several thesps are set to attend, along with several members of the 2014 class of Variety's 10...
  • Around Town: Downtown Residents Assn. makes endorsements

    Downtown residents group makes election endorsements The Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. says it is endorsing Planning Commissioner Mark Bixby and incumbents Joe Shaw and Connie Boardman in the Nov. 4 City Council election. The group also...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    PAINT THE MALL PINK 1 The Lehigh Valley Mall will hold "Paint the Mall Pink," a program to raise awareness about breast cancer and women's health, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature information from Lehigh Valley Health Network on breast cancer...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • With victims unable to testify, Missouri health care aide avoids sex-crime convictions

    CLAYTON, Mo. St. Louis County prosecutors dropped rape, sodomy and sexual assault charges against a health care and hospice aide, officials say, because the elderly victims have either died or suffer from dementia so severely they could not help the case....
  • Justin Forsett dedicates 100-yard game to his ailing grandmother

    Having grown up in nearby Lakeland, Fla., Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers represented a homecoming for Ravens veteran running back Justin Forsett. The 48-17 victory had special meaning for Forsett, who rushed for a season-high 111 yards...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Anterior Hip Replacement Lecture, 6 p.m. at Broward Health North, 201 E. Sample Road, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-759-7400. Anxiety, Depression and Anger Control, 10 a.m. at 1204 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-571-9800....
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Anger/Stress Management, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-...