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Alzheimer's Association

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  • 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....
  • Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's

    Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's
    Pacemakers regulate the beat of a weak heart and ease the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, and now Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers hope the devices also will slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Doctors at Hopkins and four other medical...
  • Volunteer opportunities in Howard County

    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...
  • Resources growing for those in the role of caregiver

    It's noon. You've made and cleaned up from breakfast, made sure the morning medications have been taken, bathed and dressed your loved one, helped them to the bathroom several times, taken them to a doctor's appointment and helped them with any number...
  • Walking to Washington for Alzheimer's

    Walking to Washington for Alzheimer's
    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...