News from November 2022

November 29, 2022

MBWC Student Volunteer Izzy Anaya Carmona Awarded Clinical Outcome Based Research Honorable Mention in the Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Research Poster Symposium

Izzy Anaya Carmona recently presented his work with the ADRC outreach team to the medical education community: Impacts of Latinx Community Outreach on Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge and Participation Interest

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Categories: Science Updates, News

Thomas J. Grabowski appointed to Endowed Professorship for Brain Health Innovations

Thomas J. Grabowski, MD, MBWC Director, has been named the inaugural holder of the Tim B. Engle Endowed Professorship for Brain Health Innovations supported by the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions. In this role, Dr. Grabowski will help support the Institute’s efforts in the area of cognitive aging. This work will focus on strategies to promote brain wellness and resilience across the lifespan and to delay the effects of brain aging and degenerative brain diseases.

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , News

November 28, 2022

Making Spirits Merry and Bright: A Care Partner’s Approach to Creating Joyful Holidays

Community educator Patti LaFleur shares her approach to creating joyful holidays with her late mother. They always found ways to celebrate and enjoy the season together by focusing on living in the moment, setting boundaries, and planning ahead for specific holiday events. 

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Dementia-Friendly Community

November 17, 2022

Congratulations to the participants and supporters of SHARP!

On November 16, 2022 at the Central Area Senior Center, SHARP participants and their supporters commemorated the successful summer pilot of the SHARP program! SHARP is a culturally celebratory neighborhood walking and reminiscing program for older Black adults.

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Categories: Black History Month, News, Programs

Seattle Channel’s CityStream Visits the Memory Hub for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

CityStream spoke with Dr. Thomas Grabowski to shine a light on all the resources and education offered at our community center for people living with memory loss and their family members.

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Categories: Care & Treatment , News, Dementia-Friendly Community

November 07, 2022

The Diversity Within Dementia podcast features local and UW MBWC experts!

The Diversity in Dementia Podcast hosted by Gentle Generations explores the different facets of Alzheimer's and dementia with experts from many different fields. Many of their invited guests are familiar voices at the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, UW Alzheimer's Research Center, and the WA State Dementia Action Collaborative!

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , Caregiving, News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Dementia Friends