| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I write in response to Susan Peschin's recent commentary on Alzheimer's disease ("Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift," April 14).
Ms. Peschin contends that we are not doing enough to screen for Alzheimer's Disease, and she faults the U.S....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
One evening my sister, Mary, called me, all excited about a news item she saw on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Mary said that it was both sad and beautiful at the same time. The episode, in Sawyer's "America Strong" segment, was titled, "iPods...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
This is getting old.
Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, we come up short.
The latest example is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the independent panel charged with...
| Apr 24, 2014
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 dementia and their caregivers are invited to attend a free support group led by Dr. Tom Swisher...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Colin Cloherty was a seldom-used tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, his third team in his first two years in the NFL, when the league locked out its players at the start of a long, contentious labor showdown in 2011.
A former standout at Brown,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington plans to build a second building exclusively for independent living, at an estimated cost of roughly $20 million, officials told the Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel on March 27.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In his letter to the editor in response to Alliance for Aging Research's CEO Sue Peschin's commentary, "Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift" (April 14), Dr. Andy Lazris of Columbia contends that since there are no effective treatments for Alzheimer'...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, a retired certified public accountant who later became treasurer of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Ruxton resident...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Mary D. Eddinger, a retired educator who had been a learning specialist and resource teacher at Roland Park Country School for nearly three decades, died Tuesday of dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 76.
"Mary was the most loving and kind...