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Alzheimer's Association

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  • Roche Alzheimer's drug fails main goals in mid-stage study

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said its experimental Alzheimer's drug failed to meet its main goals in a mid-stage study, a result likely to bolster the belief that drugs need to be given in earlier stages of the disease to slow patients' decline. The Swiss...
  • Alzheimer's Association to hold educational program for caregivers

    WEST POINT — "The Healing Power of Touch" educational program will be offered by the Alzheimer's Association and Heartfelt Touch Massage Therapy on Monday, July 21, from 10-11:30 a.m. at West Point Family Y.M.C.A.. This educational session will...
  • TAU research links Alzheimer's disease to brain hyperactivity

    Tel Aviv — Patients with Alzheimer's disease run a high risk of seizures. While the amyloid-beta protein involved in the development and progression of Alzheimer's seems the most likely cause for this neuronal hyperactivity, how and why this...
  • Lillie F. Young, 76, of Manchester

    Lillie Frances Young, 76, of Manchester, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Carroll Hospital Center. Born May 30, 1938, in Charlottsville, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James Edgar and Cora Lee Morris Shifflett. She was the wife of Charles...
  • Kathy Lee Sanders, 66, of Hampstead

    Kathy Lee Sanders, 66, of Hampstead died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Golden Crest Assisted Living in Hampstead. A private cremation was held at All Faiths Crematory and Chapel in Manchester. A memorial service was held June 22 at the Manchester...
  • Ruth E. Rabenold, 86, formerly of Union Bridge

    Ruth E. Rabenold, 86, formerly of Union Bridge, died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Emeritus of Potomac, after an extended illness. Born Sept. 25, 1927, in Summit Hill, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jenny Franz Pollock. She was the wife of...
  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • Vienna Coup

    With Bob Jones Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-K J 10 9 7 3 H-A 7 4 D-Q 9 C-K 2 WEST EAST S-8 S-6 5 4 2 H-J 9 6 2 H-K 10 8 D-K J 6 3 D-10 8 5 4 C-J 10 9 5 C-Q 7 SOUTH S-A Q H-Q 5 3 D-A 7 2 C-A 8 6 4 3 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • 'The Longest Day'

    A staggering number of people have had a personal experience with Alzheimer's. A week from today, June 21, the longest day of the year, bridge clubs across North America will participate in "The Longest Day," a dawn-to-midnight day of bridge staged by the...
  • Catherine T. Kerr, 74, formerly of Westminster

    Catherine T. Kerr, 74, formerly of Westminster, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Fairhaven Health Care Center in Sykesville. She was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was the wife of Robert O. Kerr, who died in 2005. She had worked as a...
  • Tidewater arts group promotes healing power of music in Newport News

    Tidewater arts group promotes healing power of music in Newport News
    As a musician in residence at the Shands Arts in Medicine program in Florida, Cathy DeWitt has played harp, piano and guitar, and sung bedside for patients for 20 years. "Music is especially useful where verbal communication is limited — with...
  • Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014

    Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root <br/> November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014
    In the loving presence of family, friends and caregivers, Larry peacefully ended his battle with Alzheimer's on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014.  He was born in Pasadena to Dorothy and Frances "Jack" Root.  He graduated from UCLA in 1959, joined the Air Force...