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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Taming the specter of dementia

     Taming the specter of dementia
    I don't know if you remember, but we have been panicking lately about predictions that an epidemic of dementia is waiting to sweep through an aging U.S. population, bankrupting families as well as the health care system. About 5.4 million Americans...
  • Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, surgeon

    Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, surgeon
    Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, a retired Baltimore surgeon whose career spanned six decades at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 1 from complications of dementia at Roland Park Place. He was 94. The son of immigrant parents from Europe who owned and operated a...
  • Ellen R. Brown

    Ellen R. Brown
    Ellen R. Brown, a retired church secretary and volunteer, who with her husband cared for a historic Northeast Baltimore chapel, died June 29 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of an...
  • Federal medical research cuts decried at Hopkins

    Federal medical research cuts decried at Hopkins
    The head of the nation's medical research agency and leaders of Johns Hopkins hospital and medical school warned Monday that progress in fighting diseases could be slowed, jobs lost and scientists driven overseas unless across-the-board federal funding...
  • Abraham Shiffman, carrier

    Abraham Shiffman, carrier
    Abraham Shiffman, a newspaper carrier for nearly half a century, died June 28 of complications from dementia at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 99. The son of a synagogue caretaker and a homemaker, Abraham Shiffman was born in East Baltimore and raised on...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in April and May. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online...
  • Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, veteran

    Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, veteran
    Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, a decorated Korean War Navy flier and retired defense worker, died May 25 of complications from dementia at Madonna Heritage, a Jarrettsville assisted-living facility. He was 94. The son of farmers, Clarence Merlin...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Joseph Ellsworth Smith, longtime county school bus driver

    Joseph Ellsworth Smith, longtime county school bus driver
    Joseph Ellsworth Smith, a longtime auto mechanic and a Baltimore County school bus driver for 35 years, died Wednesday at HeartFields Assisted Living at Bowie. He had suffered from dementia and kidney failure. He was 87. Mr. Smith had worked at...
  • Dulaney High community locks in on acts of compassion [Column]

    Fifty-two teachers and students at Dulaney High School accepted the challenge initiated by physical education teachers Kellie Fialcowitz and Jessica Szymanski to join them in donating eight inches of hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Pantene...
  • Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker

    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker
    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, a homemaker and artist, died May 12 from complications of dementia at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. The former Ruxton resident was 92. Shirley Herring was born in Baltimore and raised on Aigburth Road...
  • Donald C. Hubbard Sr., lawyer

    Donald C. Hubbard Sr., lawyer
    Donald C. Hubbard Sr., a retired director of human resources who was also a labor lawyer, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at Rutherford House, an Annapolis hospice. He was 84. The son of a pharmacist and a homemaker, Donald Creel Hubbard Sr. was born...