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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • 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...
  • A looming crisis in caregiving [Commentary]

    My stay-at-home mom cared for her father for nearly two years until his increasing dementia and the demands of a young family became too much for her. Fortunately, there was a plain, clean, affordable facility staffed by kind souls nearby. My turn at...
  • Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon

    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon
    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
  • Howard County support groups

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group —  First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. People living with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias and their caregivers are invited to attend a free support group led by Dr. Tom...
  • In Reservoir Hill, an instant home attraction

    In Reservoir Hill, an instant home attraction
    A funny thing happened to Joe and Morgan Horvath on their way to a community art show in Reservoir Hill a few years ago. They fell in love at first sight with this Baltimore neighborhood of rehabbed rowhomes — many in the Italianate...
  • Cynthia L. "Cindy" Howl, registered nurse

    Cynthia L. "Cindy" Howl, registered nurse
    Cynthia L. "Cindy" Howl, a retired registered nurse and a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan, died May 23 of complications from diabetes at her Broadmead retirement community home in Cockeysville. She was 54. The daughter of Paul Peterson, who had been...
  • Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'

    Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'
    Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
  • More record-setting at Reservoir High [Fulton/Highland]

    The outdoor track teams at Reservoir High School continue to set new school records. Maggie Niland broke the 3,000-meter record in a time of 11:26.91, Katie Krutz broke the pole vault record in a jump of 8 feet, 6 inches and Kyle Kroll broke the pole...
  • Baltimore VA offers assisted-living care in home setting

    Baltimore VA offers assisted-living care in home setting
    As an alternative to a traditional nursing home facility, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to a new program in which those in need of assisted-living care are treated in a more intimate setting. Medical foster homes place up to three...
  • Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors

    Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors
    If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor. But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
  • Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

    Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute
    Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room. There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....
  • Dr. Oscar A. Iseri, pathologist

    Dr. Oscar A. Iseri, pathologist
    Dr. Oscar A. Iseri, a retired Veterans Administration pathologist, died April 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Lorien Harmony Hall Assisted Living in Columbia. He was 86. The son of Matahichi Iseri and Kisa Iseri, immigrant Japanese...