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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month

    Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month
    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Saturday, 10 a.m. Caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia are invited to attend. Bethany United Methodist Church,  2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...