The holidays can be difficult for families dealing with Alzheimer’s, especially if the person with the disease is the one who used to be the heart and soul of Christmas.
No sign has been found of an 74-year-old Unalakleet woman who went missing six days ago.
People with Parkinson’s and related forms of dementia improved in a small study when they took a leukemia drug called nilotinib. Researchers say the drug seems to help brain cells eliminate toxins.
Many families must sign a binding arbitration agreement when a loved one is admitted to a nursing home, pledging not to sue if something goes wrong. Proposed rules would ban that requirement.
Despite pleas, the Juneau Assembly voted 7-2 Monday to scale back the senior sales tax exemption.
The California Senate passed a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in some cases. But Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t indicated whether he’ll sign it.
Without the VA facilities and representatives, information has a hard time reaching vets in bush Alaska.
The VA is struggling in Alaska to rebuild trust as policy changes unfold from Washington, D.C. all the way to the state’s most remote clinics.
Maryland and Connecticut are part of a growing competition among states wanting to attract and keep military retirees, who are some of the best-educated, best-trained and youngest retirees around.
The Juneau Assembly advanced a series of policy changes Thursday that would leave lower-income seniors entirely exempt from paying city sales tax, while reducing wealthier seniors’ benefit.