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Alzheimer's Association

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Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    American Cancer Society Organization needs volunteers in the Gambrills office to help with general administrative tasks. including but not limited to phone calls, mailings, etc. Information: 410-721-4304 or email pam.sherbia@cancer.org. Animal control...
  • Help for families affected by Alzheimer's

    Help for families affected by Alzheimer's
    Here are a couple of upcoming events for families/caregivers of those with Alzheimer's diagnosis. Orientation to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for Family Caregivers April 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sentara Careplex, Hampton. Orientations are...
  • Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers

    Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
    Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...
  • Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground

     Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground
    His eyes misted up momentarily as he surreptitiously scanned the medical building for a clue to the name. He then shook his head in frustration and looked away, unable to dredge up the words he sought. Jim Garner, 51, has mild cognitive impairment,...
  • Newport News mother takes on Alzheimer's

    Newport News mother takes on Alzheimer's
    The strain and anxiety are etched in the fine lines around her eyes. Her exhaustion shows in a sometimes short fuse. She's the first one up in the household and the last one to bed. In the past year, Karen Garner, 43, mother of two school-age children...