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Alzheimer's Association

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  • Health employees seek legislation to address workplace violence

    Health employees seek legislation to address workplace violence
    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...
  • It's Active Aging Week — how active are you?

    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...
  • West County: Faith and faith community part of the treatment for pastor's cancer battle

    When the Rev. Wendy van Vliet learned she was diagnosed for the second time with breast cancer, she decided to be completely honest with her congregants about her illness, rather than shielding them from the realities of living with cancer. "I chose to...
  • Letter to the Editor

    We would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday, July 26 to join us in our inaugural Alzheimer's awareness and fundraising event held in the East Hampton Village. It was a huge success, raising over $3,000! Over 70 participants come out to...
  • 'Great Gatsby' theme event will help raise money for mammograms

    The 10th annual Pink Tea, which will help raise money for free mammograms, is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Dora First Baptist Church, 1000 E. First Ave. Proceeds will go into a fund for women in Lake County who can't afford mammograms. There will be...
  • Focus On Alzheimer's Disease

    I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease. I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
  • Fairhaven resident takes the ride of a lifetime

    Fairhaven resident takes the ride of a lifetime
    For 20 years, Paul Bridge, a resident of Fairhaven in Sykesville, has volunteered at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, researching and leading tours, all while getting a secondhand look at the people, technology and transportation during the Civil War...
  • Calendar

    Friday TV CLASSIC, "The Jerry Lewis Show: Saturday Color Carnival," Jan. 19, 1957, 2 p.m., National Capital Radio & Television Museum, 2608 Mitchellville Road. 301-390-1020. "THE TEMPEST," by Annapolis Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m., Bowie Playhouse at...
  • Jack Roger CroftJune 1931 - August 2014

    Jack Roger Croft<br/>June 1931 - August 2014
    Passed away peacefully at home in Arroyo Grande, CA. He was born in Orange County, CA, to Glenn & Velma Croft of Costa Mesa. He graduated Newport Harbor HS in 1949. In 1950, he was activated into the Army, 224th Reg and served as a Radioman (Sgt) in...
  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
  • Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again

    Reggie Williams recruits teammates on inspirational journey to run again
    Reggie Williams started on this journey as a solitary man, with two scarred legs and the painful pursuit of doing something unthinkable. He wants to run for the first time in a decade, ignoring all the negative noise from every doctor he has talked to in...
  • The Memory Cafe offers engagement for those with memory loss

    There's a new cafe at the Mount Airy Senior and Community Center, but it doesn't offer espresso drinks or sell overpriced bottled water. The Memory Cafe is a group open to people dealing with memory loss, such as dementia or Alzheimer's disease, as well...