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Alzheimer's Association

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  • New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday

    New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday
    Eustis' Fire Department will have a dedication and grand opening of its second fire station at 1800 Hicks Ditch Road, which serves north Eustis. The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Festivities include a ceremonial raising of the flag and wetting of...
  • 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...
  • Alzheimer walk re-ups in Boca Raton

    Alzheimer walk re-ups in Boca Raton
    The Walk to End Alzheimer's in Boca Raton went so well, they'll reprise the fundraiser in the Mizner Park Amphitheater next year. "Our first walk here broke all records for a first walk," Jessie Brooks, walk manager for the Alzheimer's Association...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the 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. Boo Bash at Orland Square Mall...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition 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,...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    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...
  • Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist

    Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist
    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...
  • Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate

    Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate
    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. "If people...