| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Editor's note: In 2011, Newport News resident Jim Garner, now 52, was diagnosed with "mild cognitive impairment" and deemed at high risk for developing Alzheimer's. The Daily Press first profiled the Garner family, their struggles with Early Onset...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:00 PM
A year ago, Tesia Nicoli, who had been teaching adult acting classes for East Penn School District for years, started a theater group that she envisioned would raise money for area charities.
"I felt we could do a show and impact the community," she...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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:triblocal.com/events.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:08 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The appointment of a new recreation and community services director was delayed for a second month at the common council meeting Nov. 3 after some debate over the union contract and the job title.
Mayor Daniel Drew in September...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again.
When we think of fall and autumn...
| Nov 8, 2014
It was the Korean War, and Marie Zenk Morrison's husband had already left for his assignment in the Philippines. She was joining him, so she packed up her sons, got on the train and then on a converted troop carrier, heading to their destination.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Lisa Barnes is determined to untangle the risk factors and health disparities that lead to the high incidence of Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans.
"African-Americans have a higher burden of many kinds of diseases," she said, "but we know that...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:23 AM
There are memory tests all over the Internet, but they're notoriously poor at evaluating your memory and mental skills. If you're genuinely concerned memory lapses and fear they might point to Alzheimer's disease, talk to a professional.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Yale researchers are recruiting subjects for two Alzheimer's drug trials, one looking for a way to slow progress of the disease, the other to prevent Alzheimer's from developing in the first place.
To date, doctors can at best ease the symptoms of...