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Man begins walk across Lincoln Highway

Man begins walk across Lincoln Highway

A Leesburg man began Friday walking through the state of Indiana along the 1928 version of the first transcontinental highway - Lincoln Highway.

April 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Alzheimer's information brunch offered Wednesday in Hobart

HOBART | Brentwood at Hobart and Alzheimer's and Dementia Services is hosting a free Brunch and Learn at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brentwood at Hobart, 1420 St. Mary Circle.

June 02, 2013 12:05 am

Alzheimer's Dementia caregiver support group

PORTAGE | This is a free meeting held for family members and/or friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. The group focuses on providing education and support. Group leaders and members provide emotional support, exchange care giving skills, share informa…

September 07, 2012 3:53 pm

VNA Senior Moments presentation, "Normal emory loss vs. alzheimer's disease"

VALPARAISO | The Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County will present "Normal Memory Loss vs. Alzheimer's Disease" at locations in Lake and Porter counties in December.

November 11, 2011 1:30 pm
Former flight instructor flies again

Former flight instructor flies again

Kim McCaslin, a nurse with Passages hospice, and her patient Leonard Ihrke are seen outside Amberwood Care Center in Rockford, Ill. McCaslin arranged for Ihrke, a former flight instructor, to go up in a plane over Chicago and Lake Geneva, Wis.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Simple lifestyle changes could help prevent Alzheimer's

Simple lifestyle changes could help prevent Alzheimer's

A provocative new analysis identifies the biggest risk factors for Alzheimer's disease - and concludes that more than half of all cases are potentially preventable through simple lifestyle changes, such as exercising, quitting smoking and losing weight.

July 22, 2011 8:00 am
Reading the leaves: Green tea prevents Alzheimer’s?

Reading the leaves: Green tea prevents Alzheimer’s?

The old American adage goes something like this: drink milk to grow up healthy and strong. But a world away in a town outside of Beijing, Arthur Zhang was told to drink something different: green tea.

January 29, 2011 12:00 am

Devastating disease robbed us of two giants

"It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is."

January 23, 2011 12:00 am

NU begins enrollment in Alzheimer’s study

If you are between 55 and 90 years old and experiencing some memory loss, you may be eligible to participate in a nationwide Alzheimer's disease study at Northwestern University.

January 13, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Elks donate to Alzheimer's association

Highland Elks donate to Alzheimer's association

HIGHLAND | The Highland Elks Lodge 981 picked the Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana as the recipient of this year's ladies tea fundraiser, according to a news release from the Alzheimer's group.

January 07, 2011 12:00 am
Bayh hopes law is step in ending Alzheimer's

Bayh hopes law is step in ending Alzheimer's

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., added to his legacy as a pragmatic problem-solver this month by winning congressional approval for legislation that will better coordinate the nation's fight against Alzheimer's disease.

December 24, 2010 9:00 pm Photos

Photos

Struggling, living, with Alzheimer's

Struggling, living, with Alzheimer's

George Halsted, 90, and Arlene Halsted, 87, share a moment Nov. 18 during a portrait sitting while spending time together at St. Agnes Adult Day Center in Valparaiso. The Wheatfield couple were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other. "Accept marriage for what it's suppos…

December 22, 2010 11:19 pm
Photo Gallery: One Family's Struggle

Photo Gallery: One Family's Struggle

Couple George Halsted, 90, and Arlene Halsted, 87, were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within about a year of each other.

November 26, 2010 2:05 am Photos

Photos

Audio Slideshow: One Family's Struggle

Audio Slideshow: One Family's Struggle

George Halsted, 90, and his wife, Arlene Halsted, 87, were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease within about a year of each other.

November 26, 2010 12:00 am
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

Debra Halsted prepares to give her father, George Halsted, his daily medications Monday in her parents' Wheatfield home. George Halsted, 90, and Arlene Halsted, 87, were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other.

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

Debra Halsted, right, works with her parent's caregiver before leaving her parent's Wheatfield home Nov. 23. George Halsted, 90, and Arlene Halsted, 87, were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other.

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

George Halsted gets a kiss Tuesday from his dog, Chipper, at his Wheatfield home. George, 90, and his wife, Arlene Halsted, 87, were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other.

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

Arlene Halsted, 87, pets the family dog, Chipper, near her husband, George Halsted, 90, after the two wind down in their Wheatfield home from a day at the St. Agnes Day Center. The two were diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other, but are able to continue to live at home with …

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

George Halsted, 90, waits while his daughter, Debra Halsted, buttons up his shirt while he and his wife Arlene Halsted, 87, right, wait for dinner in their Wheatfield home. The couple were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other and their daughter, Deb, takes care of them…

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
One family's struggle

One family's struggle

George Halsted, 90, and Arlene Halsted, 87, share a moment during a portrait sitting while spending time together Nov. 18 at St. Agnes Adult Day Center in Valparaiso. The Wheatfield couple were both diagnosed with Alzheimer's within a year of each other. "Accept marriage for what it's suppo…

November 24, 2010 5:50 pm
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