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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Olympic diving champion Sammy Lee, 92, reported missing

    Olympic diving champion Sammy Lee, 92, reported missing
    Huntington Beach police are asking for help in finding two-time Olympic gold medalist Samuel "Sammy" Lee, 92, who has been missing since Monday. Lee is described as a male Asian, 4 feet 11 and 122 pounds. According to a news release, Lee left his...
  • Around Town: Family campus at Golden West closer to reality

    Around Town: Family campus at Golden West closer to reality
    This year's sixth annual Surf City Splash raised $100,000 for several charities, according to a news release from the Surf City Rotary Club of Huntington Beach. More than 230 guests attented the event at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, enjoying...
  • Around Town: Alzheimer's center taps the night away

    Around Town: Alzheimer's center taps the night away
      The nonprofit Alzheimer's Family Services Center raised $190,000 during its 13th annual "A Gathering of Friends" gala on May 11 at The Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. The money was raised through ticket sales, live and silent auctions,...
  • Greer's OC: Honor women and shop

    Join the Alzheimer's Assn., Orange County in celebrating caregivers at the Fourth Annual Visionary Women Luncheon with special guest Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach on Friday from...
  • Planting flowers of memory

    Planting flowers of memory
    Every few days, Laura Edmondson leaves her home under the cover of darkness, packs her car with signs and painted wooden flowers, and goes to work planting them in the front yards of people she barely knows. It's not a prank, though. Edmondson,...
  • Greer's OC: Celebrate birthdays with cupcakes

    There will be an anniversary party at 2 p.m. Tuesday on Main Beach in Laguna Beach to celebrate four of Laguna Beach's milestone birthdays. The Laguna Playhouse is turning 90; Laguna College of Art & Design is 50; Pacific Marine Mammal Center is turning...
  • Reel Critics: 'Mortdecai': painful, pitiful and pointless

    It's only January, but you can already see what may be the worst big-budget movie of 2015 at a theater near you. "Mortdecai" is a pitiful attempt to reprise the near-dead genre of British madcap farce. It's based on a series of comic thriller novels...
  • Commentary: Robin Williams' possible Parkinson's diagnoses has patients concerned

    Robin Williams' suicide is a tragedy that broke the hearts of his family and friends and an entire nation. But with the stunning revelation that the famous comedian had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the actor's death is particularly...
  • Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness

    Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness
    Well-known Costa Mesa and Newport Beach sites are being given a touch of purple this week in support of Alzheimer's disease awareness. The Alzheimer's Assn.'s GO Purple OC campaign, which runs through Sept. 21, will touch landmarks throughout Orange...
  • Fitness Files: Feeling hopeful after seeing help for Alzheimer's sufferers

    I left my conversation with Lynn feeling melancholy. Had trouble sleeping that night. My neighbor of 40 years had caught me in the alley, walking the Chihuahuas. "Phillip's fighting the caregivers, saying every foul word he knows," Lynn said. "He...
  • Steinberg: Breakthrough is coming

    Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging. Breakthroughs in brain research and...
  • Lifeguards to be remembered at memorials

    Members of the Newport Beach lifeguarding community will mourn the recent losses of two of their own at memorial services this weekend, a city news release said. A Saturday morning memorial is scheduled for former Newport Beach Lifeguard Capt. Buddy...