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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Philip J. DiPaula, teacher

    Philip J. DiPaula, teacher
    Philip Joseph DiPaula, a retired Forest Park and Polytechnic Institute science teacher who received two Purple Hearts during World War II, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital. The Edmondson Heights resident was 90....
  • Dementia patients come alive hearing favorite music [Senior Circles]

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • David A. Dannenfelser III, businessman

    David A. Dannenfelser III, businessman
    David A. Dannenfelser III, a World War II naval veteran who later co-founded a Baltimore truck rental business, died Thursday of dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 89. The son of a mechanic and a homemaker, David Andrew Dannenfelser...
  • Marita Carroll, civil rights activist

    Marita Carroll, civil rights activist
    Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...
  • Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide

    Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide
    Sister Clara Linz, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had cared for children and the sick and also had been a teacher's aide, died Friday of dementia at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 91. The daughter of Conrad...
  • Joan B. Brady, accountant

    Joan B. Brady, accountant
    Joan B. Brady, a former accountant and receptionist, died Jan. 2 of Alzheimer's disease at Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84. The daughter of Frank Brinegar, a steelworker, and Blanche Brinegar, a homemaker, Joan Brinegar was...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • Newtown's lone gunman [Editorial]

    Newtown's lone gunman  [Editorial]
    The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...