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Alzheimer's Association

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula walking for Alzheimer's Sept. 20

    Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula walking for Alzheimer's Sept. 20
    The Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula office of the Alzheimer's Association serves individuals in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Essex and Westmoreland counties. Last year, it provided...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...