Above: Caring for someone with memory loss can be exhausting both physically and emotionally. The number of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia in Alaska is set to almost double by 2030. Given the growing need, reporters Anne Hillman and Jeff Chen spoke with people who are trying to support elders with memory loss.
The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring.
The musical genius of Squidward can be traced back to one person — now a therapist — who lives in Sitka.
Through photographs shared by whale watchers, Happy Whale has recorded thousands of whales that travel to and from Alaska.
The plane crashed while attempting to land on a remote airstrip lined by trees.
As COVID cases and hospitalizations increase in Alaska, health officials urge caution for older adults
The state department of health reported 1,911 cases on Wednesday. That’s a 14% increase from the previous week, and a 34% increase from this time last month.
Local and state officials in Texas release more information, while Americans across the nation continue to express shock and grief at the massacre.
This averages out to about 10 such attacks a week.
The death toll at Robb Elementary school in south Texas has climbed to 21. The 18-year-old gunman is dead, police said.
Carol Seppilu describes jogging with a tracheotomy as “trying to breathe through a straw while running.” She's even dealt with her trach freezing shut while running in the frigid winter temperatures in Nome, Alaska where she lives.
Lori Townsend speaks to David Washburn from the Older Persons Action Group and Jessica Parks from RurAL CAP to learn what's being done to address the increasing demand for elder care across Alaska.
Peter Dunlap-Shohl was living his lifelong dream, as an editorial cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News. But in 2002, when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.