LTE: Fighting Alzheimer’s, with CWRU professor in the vanguard

Standing Up for Seniors

Cleveland Plain Dealer — In response to the very good news on the work of Gary Landreth, professor of neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University, and his progress in developing promising drugs to fight Alzheimer’s disease, I have to say that last week was a good one (“Drug’s effect on mice offers Alzheimer’s hope,” Friday).

Youngstown Vindicator — Mildred Brooke of Boardman considers President Barack Obama’s warning that Social Security checks might be delayed next month “a little blackmail.”

“It’s just something to get those people in Washington, D.C., moving. I don’t really think it will happen,” said Brooke, 89, while bowling in a Senior Olympics event Wednesday at Camelot Lanes.