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  • Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break

    Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break
    Whether you are contemplating moving into an adult community or you are a caregiver seeking short-term care for a loved one, area retirement communities offer programs and guidance to address either scenario. In many instances, these short stays turn into...
  • Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month

    These groups meet regularly. Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •AARP Driver Safety Course. March 22, 9 a.m....
  • Roy Brown dies at 96; designer of Ford's Edsel

    When Ford launched plans in the early 1950s for a medium-priced car so distinctive it would grab attention from blocks away, the challenge fell to Roy Brown to design it. The concept he came up with blared individuality. It shunned the tail fins that...
  • For parents of NICU babies, more than a hospital stay

    For parents of NICU babies, more than a hospital stay
    Moira Mattingly had only been pregnant for about 24 weeks — still plenty of time, she thought, to pick a name for her daughter. So when she went to the hospital with some discomfort — small pains coming every seven minutes — the news...
  • Md. needs a database on pesticides

    Md. needs a database on pesticides
    What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in March. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online at http://...
  • Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist

    Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist
    The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility. When some of the same patients...