| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:25 AM
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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:24 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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.
| May 21, 2013
| 1:57 PM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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...