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New research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found. (MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Delaying Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.

07/15/2013

Beneficiaries Settle Dispute Over Changes To West Hartford Woman’s Will

Beneficiaries of a late Connecticut woman’s $3.6 million estate have agreed to settle a dispute involving changes made to her will after she was diagnosed with dementia.

02/02/2011

Patient in Hospital Shooting Dies

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ An elderly Brookfield man charged with shooting a nurse at Danbury Hospital earlier this year has died a week after suffering a stroke. A nephew of 86-year-old Stanley Lupienski tells the […]

11/01/2010