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  • National Institute on Aging research studies deserve attention [Senior Circles]

    Summer is officially over. Thoughts of summers past came to the forefront while on vacation in Ocean City, during the changeover from summer to fall. While sitting with my husband on the boardwalk one evening, watching all the people go by, I wondered...
  • Henry E. 'Pete' Riecks, educator

    Henry E. 'Pete' Riecks, educator
    Henry E. "Pete" Riecks, a retired Harford County public schools educator and photographer who was an ardent fan of the old Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, died Sept. 22 of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Forest Hill...
  • Louisa A. Eveson, homemaker

    Louisa A. Eveson, homemaker
    Louisa A. Eveson, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died Wednesday at ManorCare Ruxton from complications of dementia. She was 82. The former Louisa Ann Bailey was born in Sharon, Harford County, and was raised in Forest Hill. She was a 1951 graduate...
  • Jean E. Patterson, served as an inspiration

    Jean E. Patterson, served as an inspiration
    Jean E. Patterson, who served as an inspiration to all who knew her, died Sept. 26 of complications related to Down syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 43. "She profoundly touched her family and those who knew her, bringing gifts of...
  • In a word: dotard

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  DOTARD Before we started shrinking from the terms dementia ...
  • Arena Stage show encourages handling elderly with tenderness [Commentary]

    When I was very young, my brother Nelson— who's a year older than I am — and I would tell our older siblings that when they were 50 and in wheelchairs in rest homes, we'd still be young and vibrant. We saw them as over the hill. We even...
  • Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry

    Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry
    Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
  • Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79

    Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79
    Phyllis Brotman, who began her public relations and marketing career at her kitchen table and became one of the most respected and influential women in Baltimore business and civic affairs, died Friday at Arden Courts. She was 79 and had been suffering...
  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
  • Jeffrey L. Clement, businessman

    Jeffrey L. Clement, businessman
    Jeffrey L. Clement, a retired co-owner of an Anne Arundel County hardware store, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park. He was 66. The son of hardware store owners, Jeffrey Lawrence Clement was born in Sunbury,...
  • Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.

    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.
    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85. The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist

    Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist
    Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident...