News from November 2021

November 29, 2021

Indigenous perspectives on dementia and dementia-friendly communities

Takeaways from 'Indigenous perspectives on dementia and dementia-friendly communities', a panel discussion at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center’s Collaborating for a Dementia-Friendly Washington: Expanding Possibilities Conference.

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Categories: ADRC Indigenous Aging Brain Health Series, Dimensions - Spring 2022, ADRC News, Dementia-Friendly Community


November 28, 2021

Homespun comfort: My fidget apron project

By Emi Takayama, Junior, Lakeside High School and MBWC fall intern

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Categories: Caregiving, Community Champions, Dimensions - Spring 2022, ADRC News, Art


November 22, 2021

Dementia, COVID-19, and the Holidays

The holidays can be a joyous, yet stressful time under typical circumstances. With the COVID-19 pandemic, this holiday season presents new challenges, especially for those who have a loved one living with cognitive impairment or dementia. Our team discusses some special considerations to help adapt these strategies this holiday season to effectively connect with our loved ones. (From the archives!)

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Categories: Clinical Care, ADRC News


November 12, 2021

Roundup of 3 recent studies on dementia risk

UW Medicine researchers examine links to cognitive decline of hearing loss, military service, and timeliness of diagnosis.

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