| Oct 17, 2013
Dear Amy: I am worried about my husband, "Norman." We have been married for 30 years, and I have always enjoyed his company, despite having to adjust to his anxiety disorder.
He is smart, funny and supportive, and we enjoy doing things together.
| Oct 7, 2013
The strain and anxiety are etched in the fine lines around her eyes. Her exhaustion shows in a sometimes short fuse. She's the first one up in the household and the last one to bed.
In the past year, Karen Garner, 43, mother of two school-age children...
| Oct 6, 2013
His eyes misted up momentarily as he surreptitiously scanned the medical building for a clue to the name. He then shook his head in frustration and looked away, unable to dredge up the words he sought.
Jim Garner, 51, has mild cognitive impairment,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:20 PM
For eight months the couples met at the local offices of the Alzheimer's Association learning about dementia, a diagnosis that had turned their lives upside down. They cried together. Laughed together. Told each other things they hadn't told anyone else....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:56 PM
This week, one of NoRA Cupcake Company's brightly-colored treats has a special significance. A portion of sales from the purple "Forget Me Not" cupcake will benefit the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
The chocolate cupcake is filled with...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Margaret Louise (Haskell) Struble, age 92, of Fort Gratiot, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Regency on the Lake nursing home.
She was born April 16, 1921, in Petoskey, Mich., the daughter of Malcolm and Bessie Haskell. She was a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Thomas Allin "Al" Winnard of Royal Oak and Harbor Springs (Wequetonsing Association), passed away Sept. 11, 2013, at the "Beehive," his Wequetonsing home. He was born Nov. 2, 1923, in Dearborn, Mich., to James and Catherine (Allin) Winnard. After...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
UPDATED: 3:28 p.m. PDT - Ray Dolby, the engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and whose innovations ushered in the modern era of sound for filmed entertainment, died Thursday in San Francisco. He was 80.
He had been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:07 AM
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Don't feel sorry for Sharon Brehm.
The former Indiana University chancellor and former president of the American Psychological Association can no longer drive a car and needs help balancing her checkbook, but wants...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:22 PM
A panel of four professionals who work with those affected by dementia tackled the topic of "Sexuality and Dementia," at a forum hosted by the networking group Senior Advocate (www.senioradvocateonline.com) at The Talbot, an independent living community...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Months into a waiting game on the future of Ashwood Assisted Living in Hampton, owner Scott Schuett has voluntarily closed two additional homes, Oakwood in Suffolk in June and, last month, Colonial Home in Chesapeake. Of the six homes, housing 400...