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.