Alabama Alzheimer's Month

A large number of dead fish were found at the top of the Black Warrior River this weekend. A-P-R  Student Reporter, Katie Willem has more…

State officials are investigating after dozens of dead fish were found at Mulberry Fork south of Jasper, which is near the William Crawford Gorgas power plant operated by Alabama Power.

Lance LeFleur is the director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. He says ADEM is collaborating with other organizations to figure out what happened…

Maggie Martin/APR News

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. The disease is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. An organization in Northport is offering free resources designed to help families care for loved ones struggling with the disease.  APR’s Maggie Martin sat down with Stephanie Buffaloe of the Home Instead Senior Care center. Buffaloe says for her, educating others about the disease hits close to home. The center will host free workshops later this month and in October. They’re also offering a free home kit with more resources and information on Alzheimer’s