| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Linda Kellar seemed too young for dementia, the slow-forming disease that erodes the memories of people usually much older than the then-54-year-old housewife.
But in 2009 that's what doctors found to be the cause of Kellar's severe agitation, memory...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere.
| May 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89.
Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Cecilia C. Bollinger, a homemaker and retired secretary and bookkeeper of a roofing company, died Monday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 96.
Born Cecilia Curley in Baltimore, she was the...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Dorothy I. Levin, a longtime Columbia resident who was known for her colorful personality and lively parties for members of the burgeoning dinner theater scene in Maryland, died Monday in her home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Howard Thomas "Has" Sachs, a retired Crown Cork and Seal manager and a coach, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Feb. 24 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 77 and lived in Pasadena.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Sidney Avenue in Westport, he...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Dr. Ernest H. Hinrichs, a retired Ruxton dentist who was a lifelong model railroader and Pennsylvania Railroad buff, died Feb. 23 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at a Lewisburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 90.
The son of a dentist and a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Kathleen M. Zeidler, a retired legal secretary and homemaker, died Friday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at a Kensington assisted-living facility. The longtime Roland Park resident was 85.
The daughter of a veterinarian and a homemaker, Ruth...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In a cheery room in Cockeysville, two dozen people sit with their heads down, focused on the papers in front of them. The only sound is the scratching of pencils on paper.
The sight triggers memories of school days, but this is no group of middle...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Bernice Troy, a geriatric nursing assistant in Baltimore for the past 20 years, has been spat on and cursed, scratched and punched on the job. A patient once slammed Jo Samrow, a nurse in Southern Maryland, into a wall so violently that she developed a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:10 PM
In 1893, a group of Baltimore patriots joined the Improved Order of Red Men and began meeting in Hampden Hall on what is now The Avenue. Adopting the democratic ideals, customs and costumes of American Indians, as well as the Red Men motto, "Freedom,...