News in Dementia-Friendly Community

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


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


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


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


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


April 06, 2016

Time to Redefine Successful Aging

An anthropologist explains why the popular American notion of ‘successful aging’ sets friendships up to fail after a memory loss diagnosis, and how we can all push back

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community


February 19, 2016

An Artistic Take on Dementia Care

Collaborative research demonstrates meaningful benefits of arts engagement for people living with memory loss and dementia.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, FTD Disorders


The Art of Alzheimer’s

A new art exhibit shines a light on Seattle’s progress in becoming a dementia-friendly city

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art