News from March 2021

March 31, 2021

Dublin for Dementia: Maureen Cardosa’s Marathon Effort to Support UW Alzheimer’s Research

Maureen Cardosa is training for the Dublin Marathon to support the UW Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund, in honor of her mother Rosemary.

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Categories: Research, Dimensions Spring 2021, Community Champions, ADRC News


March 24, 2021

Alzheimers.gov

The federal government has launched a new site designed for people living with dementia, a family members, caregivers, health professionals, researchers, or advocates. It's "your destination for dementia information, resources, and research."

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Caregiving, ADRC News


Dementia-Friendly Activities – Virtually!

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape of opportunities for people with memory loss and their families to stay socially, physically and cognitively active has shifted dramatically. Read about how the MBWC shifted events to a virtual format and how everyone can now access local virtual dementia-friendly programs.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, ADRC News


March 12, 2021

ADRC Awards for New Ideas in Alzheimer’s Research: 2021-2022

These awards encourage investigators to use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Social Determinants of Health, Discoveries Made Possible By You, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News


March 10, 2021

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment “MCI”? A local neuropsychologist explains.

With public awareness of brain aging and Alzheimer disease risk growing, it’s understandable for adults to wonder whether moments of forgetfulness could be signs of something more serious, such as mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Health care professionals working in the aging field often find themselves faced with questions about this common worry.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Caregiving, ADRC News