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Alzheimer's Association

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  • Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014

    Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root <br/> November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014
    In the loving presence of family, friends and caregivers, Larry peacefully ended his battle with Alzheimer's on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014.  He was born in Pasadena to Dorothy and Frances "Jack" Root.  He graduated from UCLA in 1959, joined the Air Force Reserves, worked in advertising, real estate and wholesale roofing sales at The Christian Company.
  • Ask Amy: Wife is rude toward husband with dementia

    Ask Amy: Wife is rude toward husband with dementia
    Dear Amy: My father-in-law has an early form of dementia and tends to repeat himself frequently. The stories he tells about the good old days or his trials and tribulations at work (he has a part-time job) are very familiar to the family. Because he...

    Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again

    Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again
    Reggie Williams started on this journey as a solitary man, with two scarred legs and the painful pursuit of doing something unthinkable. He wants to run for the first time in a decade, ignoring all the negative noise from every doctor he has talked to in...

    Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects

    The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...

    Best Bets: Things to do in and around the South suburbs Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Trick-or-treat hours Bolingbrook —...