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Alzheimer's Disease

With a look back, I retire, and so does this column [Senior Circles]

My decision is bittersweet for me. This is my last Senior Circles column. I have decided to retire again. It has been over 10 years since I started working at my "second career" as editorial assistant for the Laurel Leader, and over five of those years as the Senior Circles columnist for the Howard County Times.

Since high school, I have loved to edit and write. I owe that to my English teacher, Sister Dorothy Anne Cahill, Sisters of the Holy Cross, who was so passionate about the English language. It was she who instilled me an excellent foundation in English.

So, I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to employ my editing and writing skills with the...