News in Dementia-Friendly Community

March 02, 2017

Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2017 - A Sneak Peek

On April 7th, the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center will join other experts to shed light on research progress, dementia-inclusive community engagement, and non-Alzheimer's disease dementias.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community


February 10, 2017

‘With Us Every Step of the Way:’ A Tribute

Andrew McCormick, a social worker at Harborview Medical Center for the last 23 years, acts as a guide for families after a dementia diagnosis. Upon his retirement, we reflect on the real difference he's made in people's lives and his contributions to his clinic team.

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Profiles, Wellbeing


December 30, 2016

Encore of the Art of Alzheimer’s

Come see this pioneering exhibit of thought-provoking art by vibrant people with memory loss or dementia.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Wellbeing


September 20, 2016

Highlights of the 2016 UW Elder Friendly Futures Conference

The event featured transformative views on clinical care in geriatrics and neurology, research, and creative community improvements.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Brain Imaging


August 30, 2016

Gene Wilder Draws Attention to Alzheimer’s and Stigma

After news of Gene Wilder's death, UW clinical researchers talked with media outlets about the future of Alzheimer disease treatment and the costs of stigma

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Wellbeing


August 24, 2016

Our Time Has Come

The pioneering group of the Our Time Has Come workshop has culminated in a community action project to raise dementia awareness in the younger generation. [VIDEO]

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Wellbeing


July 15, 2016

UW Elder Friendly Futures - A Teaser

Learn about our work at this unique conference on healthy aging, dementia, and community transformation. September 15 - 16

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Wellbeing


July 05, 2016

When Theatre and Neuroscience Collide

Behind the scenes of 'A Few Things Remain,' our play about memory, family, and dementia for Infinity Box Theatre's Centrifuge.

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Wellbeing


May 26, 2016

Inside the Music of Momentia

A celebration of Seattle's dementia-friendly community programs bids a musical farewell to the Art of Alzheimer's

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Wellbeing


April 18, 2016

Defying Parkinson’s, One Mile at a Time

For people living with Parkinson's, the annual APDA Optimism Walk gets them up and moving in a community of support. A Report from Ship Canal Trail.

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Wellbeing