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2014-01-17 08:23:14

Radford, Va., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radford University is working with CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), which has 12 long-term care centers across Virginia, to examine the effectiveness of bright light exposure for individuals with dementia. This study is being funded by the Virginia Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. Many older adults with dementia living in long-term care facilities experience depression and agitation. Current treatments for...

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Two professors from Russia are visiting schools in Montgomery County this week to find out how local educators work with students, and others, with disabilities. Elena Nikolayevna Pryakhina and Marina Alekseyevna Shumskikh, both teachers at the Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, observed classes at Blacksburg High, Blacksburg Middle and Kipps Elementary schools Tuesday. The pair wants to take back proof that they...

2008-09-05 03:00:15

By Amy Matzke amy.matzke@roanoke.com 381-1674 Next time you're browsing for new music, look for some local names. Robert Trent, guitarist and Radford University professor of guitar and lute, and Wayne Gallops, pianist and director of bands and Radford assistant professor of music education, both released CDs in August. Trent, during a Kansas City concert this summer, debuted his third release, "Robert Fruehwald: Music for Flutes and Guitar," on which he plays new compositions by the...

2008-07-01 06:00:26

Finding of no significant impact for transfer of 80 acres of Army land to the Division of Veterans Services for the construction and operation of a Virg1nia State Veterans Cemetery in Dublin, Virginia at Radford Army Ammunition Plant January, 2008 The Virginia Department Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS) is proposing to acquire 80 acres of Federal land on behalf of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant...

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