News in Memory Hub News

May 28, 2021

The Memory Loss Compass Rose: Towards a New Identity, Hope, and Strength Post-Diagnosis

Chapter 2 of My Journey from Disease into Advocacy by Kevin Kvarda

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Community Champions, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art


May 20, 2021

What’s In the Works at the Memory Hub: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes!

A space for community, collaboration and impact has never felt more vital.

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Categories: Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Nature


May 11, 2021

The Power of Caregiver Advocacy: A Grassroots Effort to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Access For Vulnerable Older Adults

Read about the community collective who pushed for more equitable vaccine access for Seattle's refugee and immigrant communities, especially older adults and caregivers who live at home.

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Categories: Social Determinants of Health, Caregiving, Community Champions, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News, Memory Hub News


May 07, 2021

Building a Culturally Engaging Brain Health Program for African American Communities, One Step at a Time

The SHARP study aims to forestall memory loss through walking and reminiscing in Portland's historically Black neighborhoods, led by Raina Croff, PhD, of Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Now, we are working with an amazing team to pilot the program in Seattle!

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Categories: Research, Social Determinants of Health, Community Champions, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community


April 22, 2021

A Window of Opportunity: Connection, Joy from Tai Chi Classes Held through a Pane of Glass

How tai chi classes, taught by Master Joe Liao at a Bellingham memory care community, opened up ways for families to connect with loved ones during the isolation and stress of the pandemic.

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Categories: Profiles, Caregiving, Community Champions, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art


May 12, 2020

Wicked Diseases, Advocacy, and Gifts, Oh My! 

My Journey from Disease into Advocacy powered by P.R.I.S.M and P.U.S.H. By community member Kevin Kvarda 

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Community Champions, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art


January 10, 2019

It’s time to launch a hub for dementia-friendly communities. Will you help us name it?

The UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center is crowdsourcing inspiration. Our Center will launch a hub for dementia-friendly communities on First Hill, which will house dementia-specific support, education, engagement, and empowerment programs; and much more. First, it needs a name.

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Categories: ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community


December 13, 2018

FTD Education Day: Learning, Resources, and an Art Showcase

UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center's FTD Education Day offered resources and support for people affected by the leading cause of dementia under 60 years of age.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, ADRC News, Memory Hub News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art