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Alzheimer's Association

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  • Alzheimer's Support Groups And Organizations

    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,...
  • No easy answers regarding dementia and sexuality

    No easy answers regarding dementia and sexuality
    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...
  • Hampton's Ashwood raises questions about licensing process

    Hampton's Ashwood raises questions about licensing process
    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...
  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    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...
  • Robert Lawrence Evans

    Robert Lawrence Evans
    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...
  • Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers

    Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
    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...
  • Gayle on the Go for Saturday, Oct. 27

    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...
  • Free education programs for Alzheimer's caregivers

    Free education programs for Alzheimer's caregivers
    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....
  • Walking to Washington for Alzheimer's

    Walking to Washington for Alzheimer's
    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...
  • Alzheimer's Action Day focuses attention on cruel disease

    Alzheimer's Action Day focuses attention on cruel disease
    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...
  • Gloucester Resource Council meets on Wednesday

    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...
  • Help for families affected by Alzheimer's

    Help for families affected by Alzheimer's
    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...