| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Allen H. Leismer, 88, of Milford, Ind., passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Bremen Health Care Center in Indiana.
Allen was born to Ralph and Doris Leismer in Flint, on Dec. 15, 1924.
On April 7, 1947, he married Norma Brown.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:22 PM
(Reuters) - Workers who postpone retirement are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia known to affect the elderly than those who leave their jobs at age 60, a recent survey of nearly half a million European retirees shows....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Memory care is a term that refers to the specialized care offered individuals with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Depending on what level of care is needed, residents can live in a secured assisted living, nursing home, or designated memory care...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Richard Clive Mooers, 91, of Hagerstown passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Horta, Azores, to Horatio and Marguerite Mooers on Jan. 27, 1922, where his father was stationed as the U.S. consulate general....
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
- Their mission is, “To provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Santa Ana, Calif.: A celebration of life for Betty Pierson, 95, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen.
Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Aberdeen, with Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating at...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Williamston, Mich.: Norma Eilene (Wallace) Willoughby of Williamston, Mich., passed away on June 18, 2013, at the age of 79. She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman Wallace Sr. and Cornelia (Greeno) Wallace; and brothers: Bruce, Keith, and Norman...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Memory Cafe Lunch will be held at noon Thursday, May 23, at Always Rons, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown.
Memory Cafe is a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and friends, and health and social care professionals come...