News in Dementia-Friendly Community

June 16, 2017

Food for Thought with Alzheimer’s Advocate Chef Madison Cowan

Chef Madison Cowan wielded his star power to support Alzheimer's awareness and research and shared his tips for brain-healthy eating.

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Q&A, Art, ADRC News


May 25, 2017

The Alzheimer’s Talks Debut

Michael Reagan shared humanizing portraits of his father President Reagan, the lessons he learned from his family's experience with dementia, and his hopes for research funding.

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art


May 03, 2017

One Woman’s Way to Inspire Dementia-Friendly Spirit

At 'Rock the House,' local residents came together to allay stigma and empower people living with memory loss.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community


April 17, 2017

Highlights of the 2017 Discovery Conference

The day featured new perspectives on memory loss, research updates, dementia-friendly community building, and advances in treating aging veterans with PTSD.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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


February 02, 2017

Collaborating for Statewide Innovation in Dementia Care Policy

Behind the scenes of our shared effort to improve memory loss care and community opportunities in WA State.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News