| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Robert Lawrence Evans, 73, of Newport Beach and Scottsdale passed away on October 5, 2012.
Bob was born in Lubbock, Texas on June 28, 1939. He was the son of Lawrence Evans and Mildred Evans Sandlin. He played four years of varsity tennis at Hardin...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2012
Saturday @ 11am Halloween Golf Tournament Malibu Golf Club 901 Encinal Canyon Road Malibu www.lcfamerica.org Ohhh! Temper! Temper! Golfers might try the first ever Halloween Golf Tournament in Malibu, where players "Tee It Up" in costume to fight Lung...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:56 AM
The Alzheimer's Association is offering a series of free classes for caretakers of those with Alzheimer's; they will teach people what to expect at every stage of the disease, from early through late-stage, and let them know what resources are available....
| Sep 14, 2012
Dave Stephens, president of the local Alzheimer's Association board, and two friends T.J. Prieur and Darren Gerlack, set off on a 250-mile walk Wednesday to raise funds for Alzheimer's and to publicize the disease.
People are being diagnosed at the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:29 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Friday was World Alzheimer’s Action Day –- an effort to generate awareness about the debilitating disease, reduce the stigma associated with it and encourage more research.
An estimated 35 million people around the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Gloucester Resource Council is meeting Wednesday to discuss resources and share information on assisting members of the community.
The Gloucester Resource Council is a network of employees of human service agencies and organizations, as well as...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Here are a couple of upcoming events for families/caregivers of those with Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Orientation to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for Family Caregivers April 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sentara Careplex, Hampton. Orientations are...