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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • The God Squad: Dying people want to make sure their lives are in order

    Q: My sister has been suffering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome for 11 years. She's had numerous setbacks when doctors have said, "Be sure your affairs are in order and contact your family." We gather and she bounces back from the crisis. She says God doesn't want her yet, but there really are things she needs to take care of before she goes. Any advice?
  • Steinberg: Urgent need To protect high school football players from brain injury

    After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic. I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...

    Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014

    Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root <br/> November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014
    In the loving presence of family, friends and caregivers, Larry peacefully ended his battle with Alzheimer's on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014.  He was born in Pasadena to Dorothy and Frances "Jack" Root.  He graduated from UCLA in 1959, joined the Air Force...

    Man gets more than 7 years for stealing from woman with dementia

    Man gets more than 7 years for stealing from woman with dementia
    A Costa Mesa man was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison for stealing in excess of $280,000 from an elderly woman who was blind, deaf and suffering from dementia, authorities said. John Thomas Windsor, 44, pleaded guilty to one felony...

    Naomi Aarons Savasky August 31, 1929 - April 15, 2014

    Naomi Aarons Savasky<br/> August 31, 1929 - April 15, 2014
    Naomi Aarons Savasky died peacefully on April 15, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was 84 years old. Naomi was able to live at home for many years after her dementia diagnosis, with the support of her family, especially her son, Daniel, her husband...