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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Newtown's lone gunman [Editorial]

    Newtown's lone gunman  [Editorial]
    The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...
  • 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...
  • Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds

    Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds
    Black men who experience "high levels" of racism and internalize it may age more quickly, according to a new University of Maryland, College Park study. Though it is well known that African-Americans suffer disproportionally from illness compared to...
  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Dolores B. Scott, educator

    Dolores B. Scott, educator
    Dolores B. Scott, a retired educator and librarian who taught in Baltimore public schools for three decades and was a world traveler, died Nov. 19 of Alzheimer's disease at Chaparral Winds Hospice in Sun City West, Ariz. The longtime Randallstown...
  • Through the mental health revolving door [Letter]

    As a parent of a child suffering for 14 years from a devastating severe mental illness — one that includes zero awareness and utter denial that the illness exists — I am bewildered why Maryland has failed to create an assisted outpatient...
  • 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...
  • Sophia "Sue" Miller, reporter

    Sophia "Sue" Miller, reporter
    Sophia "Sue" Miller, a retired Evening Sun medical and education reporter recalled for her tenacity, died of Dec. 22 of complications from dementia at the Watts Group Assisted Living in Severn. She was 93 and had lived in Glen Burnie and North Baltimore....
  • 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...
  • Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary

    Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary
    Angela M. "Angie" Keister, a retired Baltimore County Courthouse secretary and avid gardener, died Dec. 11 of dementia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 98. The daughter of a flooring salesman and a homemaker, Angela Rosemond...
  • 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 ...