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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned

    Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned
    A Glendale family is pleading for the public's help in finding their deceased family member's ashes, which were stolen Sunday from their minivan. The family's matriarch was 87-year-old Burbank resident Lois LaRocco, who died Aug. 28 due to...
  • Bikers ride for Nana

    Bikers ride for Nana
    For 17-year-old Joslyn Castillo, nothing was quite as tasty as Nana's Salvadorian rice and bean dish and sweet fried plantains. Nana, 65, spent hours in the kitchen, happily cooking meals for Joslyn and her family. But six years ago, Nana's joy of...
  • Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity

    Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity
    Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
  • Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service

    Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service
    “A Representative Life” was more than just a slogan for former Congressman Carlos Moorhead — it was his legacy. That was the central message relayed during Moorhead's memorial service on Saturday, attended by dozens of friends, family...
  • Film review: A state of clueless 'Wanderlust'

    Film review: A state of clueless 'Wanderlust'
    “Wanderlust,” the new project from Judd Apatow and associates, starts as though it were ripped from today's (or at least this decade's) headlines. Yuppie couple George (Paul Rudd) and Linda (Jennifer Aniston) buy a tiny, fabulously expensive...
  • Small Wonders: A dose of cell phone reality

    Small Wonders: A dose of cell phone reality
    Dear Parents (and you know who you are), I would like to thank those of you who felt that the third grade was an appropriate age to give your child a cell phone. I'm sure you have every good reason for doing so. But thanks to your generosity, I am...
  • A tall tale about Amelia Earhart

    It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive. But “This Is Different,&...
  • Woman with dementia missing

    Woman with dementia missing
    Police are searching for a 68-year-old Los Angeles woman with severe dementia who was last seen Wednesday after she walked out of a family member’s home in Glendale. The woman, Diosela Gonzales Morales, was last seen at 2:30 p.m. leaving her...
  • Bicyclist injured in downtown Glendale

    A bicyclist struck a black Nissan Altima at the corner of Brand Boulevard and California Avenue Friday morning, shutting down traffic in both directions for about a half-hour.  A pre-lunch crowd gathered on the nearby sidewalks as public safety...
  • Crafting 'Love and Rockets' with a punk attitude

    Crafting 'Love and Rockets' with a punk attitude
    Jaime Hernandez grew up on superheroes. Years before he and his brother created their groundbreaking “Love & Rockets” comic, he was reading and collecting Spider-Man, Superman, the Fantastic Four and their colorful stories of costumed icons...