| 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 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 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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Ruth Waldman's husband was placed in a nursing home a few years after he developed Alzheimer's disease, she would visit him and they'd hold hands and talk.
"I took him home for Christmas Eve and we had a wonderful time — he was as normal as...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:08 AM
According to the Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 100 caregiver support groups in the state and six groups for people living with Alzheimer's or a similar dementia. For information about meeting times and locations,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:18 PM
BOSTON (AP) — New research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Jean Woodhead Beck, 83, of Hagerstown passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro.
Born June 6, 1930, in Dundalk, Md., she was the daughter of the late James Woodhead Sr. and Catherine (Faulkanhan) Woodhead.
| 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....
| Jul 21, 2013
Osceola, Wis.: Edwin Wolff of Osceola and formerly of Anoka, Minn., and Jamestown, N.D., died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Christian Community Home at age 84.
Edwin was born May 8, 1929, in Forbes, N.D., to Jacob and Mary Wolff. On Jan. 17, 1959, he...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Alzheimer’s Association will host “Making Sense of Memory Loss” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at Edenton Retirement Community Library, 5800 Genesis Lane, Frederick.
The program is for anyone concerned about memory problems or...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:02 AM
PETOSKEY -- OsborneKlein, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., soon will host "Senior Day," a free seminar and lunch.
The event will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15 at North Central Michigan College's library...