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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds

    Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds
    Black men who experience "high levels" of racism and internalize it may age more quickly, according to a new University of Maryland, College Park study. Though it is well known that African-Americans suffer disproportionally from illness compared to...
  • Trips, screenings and entertainment planned for Laurel seniors

    Trips, screenings and entertainment planned for Laurel seniors
    Veteran's Day Luncheon — Serving those who serve our country, Fri., Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Bring photo of yourself in uniform or piece of history to display at honor table. Register at...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group setting....
  • Winifred Coughlin

    Winifred Coughlin
    Winifred Coughlin, a homemaker who established college scholarships in thanks for the assistance she had received as a student, died Tuesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at King James Care Center in Chatham, N.J. The former Ednor Gardens...
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    Date: Aug. 31 Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....
  • Ellicott City

    'The Sound of Music' The Mount Hebron High School Theater Department presents the classic musical through Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9440 Route 99. Tickets are $10. For show times and information, call 410-313-2880. Pancake breakfast The Men's Club of the...
  • 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...
  • Lawrence A. Hardie, Hopkins geology professor

    Lawrence A. Hardie, Hopkins geology professor
    Lawrence Alexander Hardie, a retired Johns Hopkins University geology professor who successfully challenged an assumption about ocean salinity, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Dec. 17 at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mary E. Cheatham, businesswoman

    Mary E. Cheatham, businesswoman
    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...
  • BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past

    BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past
    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...