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Alzheimer's Association

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Robert Lawrence Evans

    Robert Lawrence Evans
    Robert Lawrence Evans, 73, of Newport Beach and Scottsdale passed away on October 5, 2012. Bob was born in Lubbock, Texas on June 28, 1939. He was the son of Lawrence Evans and Mildred Evans Sandlin. He played four years of varsity tennis at Hardin...
  • Growing number of seniors are living alone

    Growing number of seniors are living alone
    Every weekday morning, between 7:30 and 8 a.m., regular as clockwork, the phone rings in the home of Newport News resident John Babbs. Each day, when the 95-year-old picks up, he's greeted by a cheery voice checking on his well-being. Most often they're...
  • Taking quick steps to fight Alzheimer's disease

    Taking quick steps to fight Alzheimer's disease
    They may be elderly, frail and dealing with debilitating memory loss, but a lively beat, noisy maracas and an enthusiastic instructor can get them dancing. Deb Shavitz, a Zumba instructor who offers residents at Sunrise at Pikesville a free class each...
  • Free education programs for Alzheimer's caregivers

    Free education programs for Alzheimer's caregivers
    The Alzheimer's Association is offering a series of free classes for caretakers of those with Alzheimer's; they will teach people what to expect at every stage of the disease, from early through late-stage, and let them know what resources are available....