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Parkinson's Disease

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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...
  • Carnett: Afflicted with Parkinson's but grateful for support

    We eight sat around a table last week on the shores of a lovely lake enjoying a picnic lunch. It was a gorgeous Southern California afternoon — blue skies and fleecy, white clouds — and we relished our much-anticipated "hang" time together....
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
  • Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman

    Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman
    Marian J. Wallace, a retired businesswoman and former registered nurse, died Friday of Parkinson's disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Marian Jones was born and raised near Hurlock and graduated from a Dorchester County...
  • Bob Meistrell dies at 84; co-founder of surfwear firm Body Glove

    For Bob Meistrell, there was always something about the water. After he and his brother, Bill, taught themselves to swim in a Missouri pond, one would man a bicycle pump on shore and the other would throw on a diving helmet fashioned from a 5-gallon...
  • 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. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Sentara brings music and medicine together

    Sentara brings music and medicine together
    Music has the power to modulate the heart rate, lower blood pressure dramatically, improve a person's speech and help recover language. It can serve to reduce anxiety and depression and is a tool in aiding people in walking better. "Today we can prove...
  • Gerry Henaghan, oversees Chicago's Special Olympics

    Gerry Henaghan, oversees Chicago's Special Olympics
    Gerry Henaghan was 9 years old when she started volunteering at the Special Olympics. "We were at Marquette Park and I had a cousin competing, so my sister and I started helping out," Henaghan says. "That was 1976." She never stopped helping, and...
  • NBC announces fall 2013 premiere schedule

    NBC announces fall 2013 premiere schedule
    NBC announced its fall 2013 premiere dates for new and returning series Friday, including an hourlong Season 6 premiere of "Parks and Recreation" filmed in London followed by back-to-back episodes of the new sitcom "Michael J. Fox Show." Both shows...
  • Steinberg: Breakthrough is coming

    Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging. Breakthroughs in brain research and...
  • 'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies

    'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies
    Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the iconic 1980s and '90s  comedies "Family Ties" and "Spin City," has died. He was 68. Family members said Goldberg died Saturday in his Montecito home from brain cancer. Goldberg was a Brooklyn native who worked...