| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Cancer and heart disease are bigger killers, but Alzheimer's is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year, according to a new study that looked at this in unprecedented detail.
| May 3, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Violet Louise Shaunaman Thornton Knudson, 92, was born Feb. 19, 1921, to William and Minnie Bell in Aberdeen.
She peacefully left this earth to join her Lord in her heavenly home on April 25, 2013.
Vi was raised with her brothers and sisters on a...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Terrell Owens doesn't want to be The Guy.
You know him well. Over-the-Hill Guy. Hanger-On Guy. Please-Give-It-a-Rest Guy.
At 39, Owens is wise enough to understand the challenge of putting his résumé out there, asking for takers. At 39, he also has a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Judith Ellen Sherwood Farrar of Harbor Springs, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 13, 2013, at home after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
She was born May 17, 1935, in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Mildred Hyacinth and John Curtis...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Many Republicans, and Democrats, never thought the automatic across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration would take effect. After all, they might produce dangerous, if unintended, consequences such as potentially bankrupting the U.S. health care...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It can be tough to acknowledge that a loved one needs in-home care that family members can't provide. But finding a qualified paid caregiver may be even tougher.
Consumers who turn to agencies because they assume their health aides and personal care...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Ernest Eldridge Sr., 76, of Waynesburg, passed away Sunday, June 30, at Kindred Health Care in Danville.
Born Aug. 15, 1936, in Blackey, Ernest was a son of the late Howard and Mary Caudill Eldridge. He was a veteran of the Air Force, a retired assembly...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Judge Elrae Rosander, 89, of Nisland, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the David M. Dorsett Healthcare Center in Spearfish.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis with Pastor Doug Clark...
| Mar 20, 2013
Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Gary Lee DeWeerd, 64, of 60 Broadway, Hagerstown, Md., lost his battle with Alzheimer's disease Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md.
Born April 7, 1949, in Holland, Mich., he was the son of Donna Mae VanWiernan DeWeerd and...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Richard H. Hynicka, 87, formerly of 1003 Orchid Way, Mountville, died May 2, 2013. He was born on May 13, 1925. He was a resident of the Mennonite Retirement Community, a caring, loving home away from home: Thank You. He was the husband of Anne M....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
One in eight individuals 65 and older suffers from Alzheimer's disease -- a sobering statistic for the growing number of baby boomers crossing that age threshold. And the costs can be an "overwhelming financial burden," says Carol Steinberg, executive...