September 10, 2015
NEW — 2:15 p.m. Sept. 10, 2015
Issaquah police need your help to find a missing 83-year-old Issaquah man with Alzheimer’s disease.
Bryant Merrick left his residence in the Providence Point area at about 11 a.m. Sept. 9, and has not returned, according to a city news release.
Merrick moved to Issaquah from Everett within the last couple weeks and is not familiar with the Issaquah area. Read more
April 28, 2015
Everyone should have basic medical care
“There’s something sick about healthcare,” by Tom Corrigan, in the April 15, 2015, edition of The Issaquah Press was both informative and inspirational to read.
April 28, 2015
The city is reviewing plans to build an Alzheimer’s and memory care community at the intersection of Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road and Highlands Drive Northeast.
The home, to be built by Cascadia Development LLC, is proposed for two contiguous parcels covering a total of 6.8 acres.
April 7, 2015
Gloria Pritchett was exposed to cancer very early in life.
Pritchett, an employee at Issaquah’s Providence Marianwood retirement facility, was just 9 when her father was diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.
February 16, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 16, 2015
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support?
The Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss.
Meetings are held the third Saturday of the month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Swedish Medical Center – Issaquah Campus, Women’s Center Flex Space, 751 N.E. Blakely Drive, starting in March.
Learn more by calling Helen Boyer at 301-0709.
January 13, 2015
New movie shines new light on old ailment of Alzheimer’s disease
A new movie debuting this weekend is sure to get people talking about an all-too-common disease more and more families are experiencing.
“Still Alice” stars Julianne Moore as a brilliant professor who experiences the downward spiral of early-onset Alzheimer’s.
December 24, 2013
NEW — 11:30 a.m. Dec. 24, 2013
Police still search for an elderly man who went missing over the weekend.
84-year-old Joseph H Douret, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, left the residence he shares with his wife to buy dinner at a nearby store. Douret has not returned to the home located near the intersection of Mountain Park Boulevard Southwest and West Sunset Way.