| 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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:51 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Rona Altschuler, volunteer chairwoman of the local Walk to End Alzheimer's, will embark on a cross-country bike ride March 7 to raise awareness and money to fight the disease. She will turn 60 during the trip.
Altschuler has been...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:34 AM
The Alzheimer’s Association leased 3,116 square feet at 6350 Center Drive in Interstate Corporate Center, Divaris Real Estate announced.
Kidney care provider DaVita Tidewater LLC renewed its lease for 9,465 square feet at 420 North Center Drive,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Parkland Community Library offers an assortment of family events, book clubs, writing workshops and more for their patrons and the community to participate in.
The following is a list of library events offered in the spring:
Daytime Book Group – 2...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SUN CITY, Ariz. Whether the call comes in during business hours or the middle of the night, Sarah Scott's mission is the same: harvest tissue samples from donated human organs as soon as possible after a donor dies.
"Thanksgiving and Christmas are the...
| Feb 21, 2014
THE VILLAGES — Lights! Feathers! Sequins! It's time for the annual song-and-dance show that this year is called "Music in Motion Rocks Vegas."
Opening Monday at the Savannah Center, dancers will perform 25 dance numbers that include about every...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The importance of taking a proactive approach to aging is important for people who want to live independently as long as possible. With that goal in mind, SeniorAdvocate and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management have teamed to offer “2014 Boomers &...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter is proud to present its 17th Annual Education Conference Wednesday March 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell, CT. This daylong conference is for both professionals and family...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Every year, scores of children across the country are abducted or go missing, but since 2002, a system called Amber Alert has used the country's increasingly connected public to find them.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, it's helped save 679...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:56 AM
– The Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer's Association celebrated Tuesday night after their most recent north central regional walk exceeded their $71,000 goal.
Sixty-five teams of 564 walkers at the Sept. 29 Asnuntuck Community College Walk...