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Dementia Wracks Finances as well as Minds. Federal Programs Leave Gaping Holes. Oct. 08, 2018

Daily Editorials

In the frayed, porous net that is America's health care system, dementia sufferers are especially su... Read More

Crossing Phone Lines Sep. 21, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife of 50 years told me that a longtime friend has called her twice trying to have p... Read More

More on New Therapies Fighting Chronic Disorders Aug. 31, 2018

C Force

Last week, I raised a concern that new emerging approaches to the social and psychological aspects o... Read More

Talk to Doctor About Husband May. 18, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I've been married to "Ned" for 25 years, and each year it seems to get worse. When we ma... Read More

Needy or Nervous May. 04, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a 57-year-old man with no siblings, and my mother is deceased. My 82-year-old fathe... Read More

Unopened Bills Jan. 20, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: While visiting our widowed mother recently, my sister and I learned she hasn't been paying her bi... Read More

Husband Drops Bombshell After 60 Years Nov. 04, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: If anyone could ever die of a broken heart, it would be me at 77. I have been a faithful... Read More

The Shaming of George H.W. Bush Is Obscene Oct. 27, 2017

Linda Chavez

The recent allegations against former President George H.W. Bush for "sexually assaulting" young wom... Read More

Out-of-the-Box Caregiving Jan. 05, 2017

Positive Aging

One of the amazing things about life is that the older you get, the easier it is to find people who ... Read More

Depression, Dementia and Drama, Oh, My! Sep. 16, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am having an argument with my husband and need an impartial opinion. My daughter, 19,... Read More

Friend with Dementia Needs Assistance Aug. 15, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have an 85-year-old acquaintance who has dementia. "Rosa" lives alone, but she can no ... Read More

Stubborn Mom Shows Signs of Dementia Mar. 12, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Eight years ago, I moved in with my parents to help care for them. My dad passed away sh... Read More

Overly Friendly Advances Dec. 12, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My neighbors are a lovely couple in their 70s. I have always been friendly with them. Se... Read More

Fragile Relationship With Daughter Oct. 18, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have a 21-year-old daughter with Fragile X syndrome, a genetic conditio... Read More

A Poor Biopharmaceutical Investment Aug. 12, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I was able to buy 100 shares of Axovant Sciences at the $15 initial public offering ... Read More

It Figures Jun. 11, 2014


People who tend to be cynical and distrustful may also be more likely to develop dementia, according... Read More

Can't Live With Each Other, Can't Live Without Each Other Mar. 27, 2014

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My parents are both in their 80s and don't get around well anymore. Dad has a history of... Read More