News from February 2021

February 26, 2021

Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners and Caregivers: A Way Forward

National Academies committee provides recommendations for dementia care and caregiving interventions, pointing to collaborative care models. Members of our local community had a hand in its development.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Caregiving, ADRC News


February 24, 2021

In the News: Brain donation helps researchers continue the fight against Alzheimer’s

“I personally think brain donation is the greatest gift a person can give to science,” says C. Dirk Keene, M.D., Ph.D., who leads the BioRepository and Integrated Neuropathology (BRaIN) Laboratory and Precision Neuropathology Core at the University of Washington and UW ADRC.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


February 08, 2021

Preventing dementia: Effects of hypertension drugs

ACT studies find medications to treat high blood pressure may differ in their impact on dementia risk, writes ADRC's Dr. Eric B. Larson

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Adult Changes in Thought Study, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News