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 cost of $3.6 billion for dividends and energy payments was too large for a majority of lawmakers
Troopers said there were no obvious signs of foul play identified at the scene and the investigation into the boy’s death is ongoing.
Sawyer Cipolla was reported missing last Saturday afternoon.
Heather MacAlpine served in the position for seven years. She says she was not given a reason for her firing.
“I’m deeply sorry,” said the Alaska Airlines CEO. “I hear every day from friends, neighbors and guests about how disruptive our flight cancellations have been.”
Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kits via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks.
The average out-of-stock rate for baby formula at retailers across the country was 43% during the first week of May, according to the firm Datasembly.
In April of 2021, FEMA offered to reimburse funeral expenses — up to $9,000, which is roughly the average cost of a funeral. And it was retroactive.
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.
Understanding and discussing the complexities of mental health and wellbeing isn’t easy. Finding ways to open up about who we are and what we struggle with is critical to getting help.