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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging

    Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging
    Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78. "Her true love was...
  • Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]

    Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]
    I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments. You see, we have this digital lock. To...
  • Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns

    Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns
    People of a certain age will appreciate this: Charles G. "Chuck" Bernstein, who loved being a Baltimore circuit judge so much that he made a federal case out of his mandatory retirement at 70, appears to have been elected a judge again. If the tally...
  • Ann E. Stromberg, orthoptist

    Ann E. Stromberg, orthoptist
    Ann Elizabeth Stromberg, a retired orthoptist who worked with children with eye conditions and trained medical students during her six-decade career, died of Alzheimer's disease June 4 at Somerford Home in Columbia. The Ellicott City resident was 91....
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
  • Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story

    Casey Kasem understood America's love of optimism and a moving story
    He remembered everything about that night. He remembered the song they slow danced to -- "You Are My Lady." He remembered the play of the lights in her hair as he held her. He remembered her eyes as she looked up at him. He remembered wanting to spend...
  • 'Unretirement' is the new retirement [Commentary]

    'Unretirement' is the new retirement [Commentary]
    These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy. He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
  • Finally, Baltimore native George 'K.O.' Chaney earns Hall of Fame spot

    Finally, Baltimore native George 'K.O.' Chaney earns Hall of Fame spot
    "I don't intend to quit boxing as long as I am able to push a fist into the face of a rival and keep him from knocking me over the ropes." George Chaney, 1923 He hailed from the squalid streets of East Baltimore, an Irish-American kid with calloused...
  • Marcia W. Keen, artist

    Marcia W. Keen, artist
    Marcia W. Keen, a former freelance commercial artist who drew maps and charts during World War II, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 99. The daughter of the Rev. Clarence Willard...
  • Beatrice A. Schwartz, real estate broker

    Beatrice A. Schwartz, real estate broker
    Beatrice A. Schwartz, a retired real estate broker and volunteer, died May 22 of complications from dementia at Milford Manor Nursing Home. She was 96. The daughter of Romanian immigrants, Beatrice Albin was born in Chicago and moved with her parents...
  • Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, businessman

    Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, businessman
    Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, former owner and operator of a New York City import-export firm, died Friday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was 90. The son of Hilario Martinez, a boxer, and...
  • Local author writes novel for middle school readers [Carney]

    We have a new author in our midst!  Libby  Smith   has written an insightful novel  for middle school readers titled "Twin Strokes."  It is the story of a 13-year-old girl,  who is struck by a paralyzing illness, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and how her...