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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator

    Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator
    Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
  • Abstinence with an attitude

    Abstinence with an attitude
    From graffiti on buses ("Virgin. Teach your kids it's not a dirty world") to posters of chickens in tennis shoes ("What do you call a guy who makes a baby, then flies the coop?") to the heart-rending pleas of real teens ("Mom. Dad. Talk to me. I need...
  • Here's how to be an activist protecting the Patapsco River Valley [Elkridge]

    The Patapsco Heritage Greenway Inc. is dedicated to preserving, protecting, interpreting and restoring the environment, history and culture of the Patapsco River Valley. If you are interested in becoming an environmental activist, here are a few of...
  • Bel Air Living Well program to give seniors independence

    Bel Air area seniors suffering with chronic conditions may be able to obtain a new level of independence after participating in a new Living Well program hosted by the Town of Bel Air. The six week session beginning on Oct. 16 is slated to provide...
  • 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...
  • Mary Lou Pahl, bank teller

    Mary Lou Pahl, bank teller
    Mary Lou Pahl, a retired bank teller and former longtime Rockdale resident, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightview Westminster Ridge in Westminster. She was 86. The former Mary Lou Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised in Rockdale. She...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...