| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Joseph Ellsworth Smith, a longtime auto mechanic and a Baltimore County school bus driver for 35 years, died Wednesday at HeartFields Assisted Living at Bowie.
He had suffered from dementia and kidney failure. He was 87.
Mr. Smith had worked at...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran, died April 29 of complications from dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of Edward H. Welbourn, who owned Rennous Kleinle...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Let's Get Organized — "Organizing for the Season," Wed., May 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Judy Tiger, of Just That Simple, shares tips on putting away winter clothes and organizing for spring and...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Howard County police said Thursday that Bruce Lionel Steward, a 55-year-old Elkridge man with early stages of Alzheimer's disease, is back home after being reported missing.
Steward, of the 7800 block of Edmunds Way, Elkridge, was reported missing after...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
The son of a Methodist...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Franklin W. Littleton Jr., a retired career Air Force officer and a businessman who was a big-band and Dixieland music aficionado, died April 20 of complications from dementia at Nichols Eldercare, an Edgewood assisted-living facility. The Bel Air...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia is no easy task, but neurologist Anne Lipton believes there are plenty of ways to make life a little easier for both patients and caregivers.
"Dementia might not be curable, but it is, generally speaking,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
| Mar 22, 2013
American Cancer Society
Organization needs volunteers in the Gambrills office to help with general administrative tasks, including but not limited to phone calls, mailings, etc. Information: 410-721-4304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
| May 4, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Carolyn Marie Hauck, a retired Enoch Pratt Free Library staff member who encouraged patrons to explore films and the arts, died of dementia complications at the Pickersgill Retirement Community. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 89.
| 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...