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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...

    8 seek appointment to DuPage County Board

    8 seek appointment to DuPage County Board
    Eight candidates have tossed their hats in the ring seeking to be appointed to fill out the unexpired DuPage County Board term of District 4 representative JR McBride, who died on Oct. 24. DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin will appoint a candidate...

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...

    Free dental care in Newport News sets groundwork for health

    Good dental health is inextricably entwined with overall health and well being. Local groups are ensuring that everyone has access to care. Earlier this month the Community Free Clinic in Newport News joined with Newport News Links Inc. and the...