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Spring Party The Columbia Foundation's annual Spring Party will be held beginning at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Tickets are $100. Information: 410-...
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,...
Jerel and Tonya Registre never considered themselves ballroom dancers — they didn't even take lessons before their July 2012 wedding. But on April 13, the Fulton couple will be dancing in front of about 700 people for a cause that is close to...
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 email@example.com. Animal control...
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...
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...
Pacemakers regulate the beat of a weak heart and ease the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, and now Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers hope the devices also will slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Doctors at Hopkins and four other medical...
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They may be elderly, frail and dealing with debilitating memory loss, but a lively beat, noisy maracas and an enthusiastic instructor can get them dancing. Deb Shavitz, a Zumba instructor who offers residents at Sunrise at Pikesville a free class each...
The Alzheimer's Association invites the community to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Harford County Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, Oct. 6, (rain or shine) at the Bel Air Equestrian Center at 608 N....
What have you been doing to celebrate Active Aging Week 2012, Sept. 23-29? If you haven't already, you can start taking a new fitness class, join a bowling team, play a game of ping pong, take a walk or a tap-dancing class? Many of these activities...
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