Dementia


October 5, 2020

Three New Special Interest Projects for UW HPRC

Annette Fitzpatrick, Sarah Knerr, Larry Kessler

As part of the national Prevention Research Centers (PRC) network, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded the University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) three new Special Interest Projects that will focus on early detection of cognitive impairment and cancer prevention.


June 16, 2020

Studying Decision Making for Older Adults With Dementia

Older Asian American Pacific Islander couple hugging

With this study, Turner and her team plan to provide a better understanding about preferences of older adults with dementia in relation to their transitions in care by interviewing them, their caregivers, and dementia care staff.


June 26, 2018

Award-Winning AAPI Dementia Action Guide Available for Download

AAIP couple reading together

The Action Guide, “Connecting with AAPIs About Dementia,” is for community-based organizations working to educate and empower Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities about dementia.