| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922:
Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:05 PM
At this writing, I am in sunny and hot Orlando, Fla. Before I left, a friend of mine told me Orlando is her favorite city but she wouldn't visit here in the summer. I can see why. The temperatures have been in the upper 90s with heat indices well over...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Helen Martinaitis patiently sits in the passenger seat of Jim Madachy’s car as he drives away from her Columbia apartment complex.
Martinaitis is on her way to an Ellicott City assisted-living center, where her husband of 63 years lives,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 12:38 PM
When I came to Baltimore-based Erickson Living to work as a public relations summer intern, I imagined I would enrich my professional experiences and skills but never dreamed I'd walk away with such a wealth of knowledge on memory care, memory health...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:34 PM
John Bruce Innes Jr., a former marketing executive for Genesis Health Ventures who was later a senior housing consultant, died July 22 of brain injuries suffered in a fall while he was vacationing in Greece. The Lutherville resident was 70.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Liberty Tsakalos, a former corporate treasurer who managed the retail shop of the H&S Bakery, the Southeast Baltimore family-owned business that was co-founded by her husband, brother and father, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease complications at her...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:25 AM
On my way to a meeting one morning last month, I heard on my car radio, "Dementia risk falling in the West." This was good news and definitely intriguing and worth some research as to why.
After the meeting, I engaged Ilene Rosenthal in discussion on...
| Aug 8, 2014
Meditation in motion
Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Are you aware that under Medicare you are entitled to an annual wellness visit to your primary care physician once every 12 months? Even though Medicare does not cover a routine physical exam, it does pay for the annual wellness visit, which comes under...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 88.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:48 AM
If the development plan receives zoning approval on Monday, Aug. 25, four buildings that serve as residences on the campus of the Charlestown Retirement Community will be razed and replaced with two updated buildings along with a parking lot expansion....