| Sep 14, 2012
Dave Stephens, president of the local Alzheimer's Association board, and two friends T.J. Prieur and Darren Gerlack, set off on a 250-mile walk Wednesday to raise funds for Alzheimer's and to publicize the disease.
People are being diagnosed at the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:27 AM
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| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2012
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:53 PM
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....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:27 AM
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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:49 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2012
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...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:56 AM
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....