News from April 2016

April 19, 2016

Highlights of Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2016

Talks by UW experts addressed frontotemporal dementia, the unique needs of LGBTQ baby boomers, and the need for clinical trial participation.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Food & Diet, ADRC News


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 07, 2016

Momentum for an Alzheimer’s Economic Plan

The Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures 2016 gives an eye-opening look at the financial impact on families who care for a loved one with dementia.

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Categories: Clinical Care, ADRC News


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