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An emotional moment in Washington, D.C. The daughter of country music legend Glen Campbell testified on Capitol Hill that her dad is struggling with Alzheimer’s and it may soon silence his music.
Alzheimer’s affects about 5.4 million people in the United States and, as of 2010, about 86,000 people in Maryland, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Next month, three people with Carroll County ties will dance to help raise awareness and money for the Association.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says it has revoked the license of a Boonsboro assisted-living center where an 84-year-old Alzheimer’s patient was badly hurt in a fall through an unfinished floor.
Heartbreak. One of Maryland’s most promising politicians was devastated when his 52-year-old wife developed Alzheimer’s.
One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Now doctors right here in Baltimore break new ground in the fight against it.
Sunday’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards will feature a special performance by Lifetime Achievement Award winner Glen Campbell. But what you’ll only see now is how Campbell and his wife are handling a very difficult disease with openness and humor.