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Alzheimer's Association

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  • Inaugural 'Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's' prepares Oct. 11 event

    The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Boca Raton residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the inaugural Alzheimer's Association "Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's." The walk will take place Oct. 11 at...
  • Walk with a cause: Prevent Alzheimer's

    The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. As this year's event chair, I am joining participants of all ages on Nov. 1 at Hollywood North...
  • Middletown Council To Consider Nominee For Recreation Director; Republicans Object

    MIDDLETOWN — A common council subcommittee recommended approval of the mayor's nominee for the open recreation and community services position with a 3-2 vote Wednesday night. The full council is expected to consider the appointment at its Oct. 6...
  • Alzheimer's event in Hampton offers education, support to caregivers

    Everybody has something to contribute. The story is never over. Those are among the messages that presenters will bring to caregivers in two full-day conferences Sept. 17 and 18, sponsored by the Southeastern Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer's...
  • Middletown Mayor Nominates Candidates For Two Director Positions

    MIDDLETOWN — The mayor has submitted two nominations to the council for people who would fill vacant director positions at city hall. In an email to council members and city staff, Mayor Daniel Drew announced that he is nominating Bruce Driska...
  • Charity event will benefit Alzheimer's group

    The Big Dog Saloon, 4060 N. County Road 19A in Mount Dora, will have a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association form 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Activities will include silent and Chinese auctions, 50-50 drawing, mystery Beanie Babies sale and more....
  • Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time

    Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time
    GLOUCESTER — For more than 15 years, Gloucester resident Kristi Newman has been taking her fight to end Alzheimer's disease one step at a time. Newman's father battled a form of dementia after being diagnosed at a young age. "It took the...
  • Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia

    Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia
    Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today. Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
  • Writer misinforms about vaccinations

    The Sept. 1 letter, "Vaccinations are not always necessary," is filled with false information that will harm your readers. The author states, "Studies show that adults who get flu shots five years in a row increase their risk of Alzheimer's by 1000...
  • 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...