| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
You might think of Michael Lisicky's obsession with department stores as an orchestral tone poem for a single oboe: at turns plaintive and raucous, eloquent and funny, with unpredictable little swerves.
Lisicky is second oboist with the Baltimore...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Mary E. Cheatham, who turned her love of fishing into a successful Florida charter boat business, died Nov. 5 of vascular dementia at Hope HealthCare Services in Fort Myers, Fla. The former longtime Glen Burnie resident was 64.
Mary Elizabeth Hawkins was...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:10 AM
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:
Before we started shrinking from the terms dementia ...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:14 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:34 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
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,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:26 PM
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...