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Alzheimer's Association

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Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
  • Alzheimer's Organizations/Support Groups

    Alzheimer's Foundation of America - Their mission is, “To provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”...
  • Alzheimer's Support Groups And Organizations

    According to the Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 100 caregiver support groups in the state and six groups for people living with Alzheimer's or a similar dementia. For information about meeting times and locations,...
  • Howard County volunteer opportunities

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit volunteer items, mail to Volunteers, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email...
  • Alzheimer's disease isn't just for old people

    Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. There is currently no cure, and the only available drug treatments, while masking the initial symptoms — memory loss, difficulties with problem solving and temporal and...
  • Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...
  • Alzheimer's Action Day focuses attention on cruel disease

    Alzheimer's Action Day focuses attention on cruel disease
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Friday was World Alzheimer’s Action Day –- an effort to generate awareness about the debilitating disease, reduce the stigma associated with it and encourage more research. An estimated 35 million people around the...
  • Harford County Walk to fight Alzheimer's set

    The Alzheimer's Association invites the community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Harford County Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, Oct. 6, (rain or shine) at the Bel Air Equestrian Center at 608 N....
  • Gloucester Resource Council meets on Wednesday

    The Gloucester Resource Council is meeting Wednesday to discuss resources and share information on assisting members of the community. The Gloucester Resource Council is a network of employees of human service agencies and organizations, as well as...
  • American Chronicler Gore Vidal Dies at Age 86

    American Chronicler Gore Vidal Dies at Age 86
    LOS ANGELES -- Gore Vidal, the eclectic author who faithfully chronicled the major shifts and upheavals in the United States in books, essays and plays, has died. He was 86. Vidal died at his Los Angeles home Tuesday evening of complications from...
  • NN personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research

    NN  personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research
    Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...