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Alzheimer's Association

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Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • Focus On Alzheimer's Disease

    I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease. I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
  • 'Great Gatsby' theme event will help raise money for mammograms

    The 10th annual Pink Tea, which will help raise money for free mammograms, is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Dora First Baptist Church, 1000 E. First Ave. Proceeds will go into a fund for women in Lake County who can't afford mammograms. There will be...
  • Letter to the Editor

    We would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday, July 26 to join us in our inaugural Alzheimer's awareness and fundraising event held in the East Hampton Village. It was a huge success, raising over $3,000! Over 70 participants come out to...
  • 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...
  • Jack Roger CroftJune 1931 - August 2014

    Jack Roger Croft<br/>June 1931 - August 2014
    Passed away peacefully at home in Arroyo Grande, CA. He was born in Orange County, CA, to Glenn & Velma Croft of Costa Mesa. He graduated Newport Harbor HS in 1949. In 1950, he was activated into the Army, 224th Reg and served as a Radioman (Sgt) in...
  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Auditions Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...
  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • Vienna Coup

    With Bob Jones Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-K J 10 9 7 3 H-A 7 4 D-Q 9 C-K 2 WEST EAST S-8 S-6 5 4 2 H-J 9 6 2 H-K 10 8 D-K J 6 3 D-10 8 5 4 C-J 10 9 5 C-Q 7 SOUTH S-A Q H-Q 5 3 D-A 7 2 C-A 8 6 4 3 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • Davis Patterson McNameeDecember 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014

    Davis Patterson McNamee<br/>December 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014
    Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old. Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...
  • 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...