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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • 'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents

    'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents
    Caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia is no easy task, but neurologist Anne Lipton believes there are plenty of ways to make life a little easier for both patients and caregivers. "Dementia might not be curable, but it is, generally speaking,...
  • 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...
  • Carolyn Marie Hauck, librarian

    Carolyn Marie Hauck, librarian
    Carolyn Marie Hauck, a retired Enoch Pratt Free Library staff member who encouraged patrons to explore films and the arts, died of dementia complications at the Pickersgill Retirement Community. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 89. Born in...
  • Ruth M. Land, educator

    Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
  • Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer

    Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer
    Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89. Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...
  • 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...
  • Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant

    Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant
    Ann H. Sisson, who established with her husband a popular Federal Hill restaurant and bar that later became the state's first brew pub, died June 4 from complications of dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89. The daughter of a civil engineer...
  • Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase

    Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase
    Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase, a retired internist who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, died June 9 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Somerford Place, a Frederick assisted-living facility. He was 90. The son of Harry...
  • The science and suffering of hearing loss

    The science and suffering of hearing loss
    Former Baltimorean Katherine Bouton abruptly lost the hearing in her left ear at age 30. One minute she could hear, and the next, she could not. Over the decades, her impairment worsened. By the time she was 60, she was functionally deaf. But her...
  • 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...
  • Final hearing for Catonsville Y expansion plans

    Final hearing for Catonsville Y expansion plans
    The final hearing on the construction of a 140-unit senior residence facility along with the further expansion of the Catonsville Y on South Rolling Road is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8, in Towson. At this time, area residents can address county...
  • Mary Lee Steadman, editorial assistant

    Mary Lee Steadman, editorial assistant
    Mary Lee Steadman, who assisted her late sportswriter husband, John F. Steadman, in the production of his six books, died June 1 of dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 83. The daughter of a firefighter and homemaker, Mary Lee Kreafle was born...