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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • 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...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m. For...
  • 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...
  • For caregivers, Howard provides information, resources and hope

    For caregivers, Howard provides information, resources and hope
    Deborah Adler, mother of two teenagers, daughter of a highly successful businessman, with a successful career of her own in geriatrics, never expected to be caring for her ailing, 80-year-old father. But when her mother died and her father was diagnosed...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • St. Mark's United Methodist Women to hold workshop on Alzheimer's

    The United Methodist Women of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 601 Eighth St., will hold an Alzheimer's workshop on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. at the church. All caregivers will be recognized during the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday. For...
  • 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...