News from May 2023

May 31, 2023

Tips for Brain Health: Food for Brain Health and Wellbeing

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month! This week, we are sharing evidence-based information about promoting brain health through food choices.

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Categories: Science Updates, Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Memory Hub Spotlight

Recap: An afternoon of resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have dementia

Our first I/DD & Dementia Dialogue on May 13th was a wonderful afternoon of connection, meaningful engagement, and resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have dementia, alongside family and professional caregivers. 

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Categories: Caregiving, Resources, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community, Programs

May 30, 2023

Spotlight on the ADRC Tau Working Group: a research incubator for generating ideas in neurodegenerative science

“What I get out of this group is the interdisciplinary connections and seeing how different people approach the same problem and how they think about it." - Caitlin Latimer, MD, PhD, UW assistant professor of laboratory medicine and pathology.

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Categories: Science Updates, News

May 15, 2023

Connecting through Technology: Supporting Dementia Patients with AI

"This technology is never meant to replace personal touch or interactions. Just like Face Timing with a family member weekly, this does not replace their presence. It is merely a tool that is intended to provide reassurance and calm patients in severe distress so they can live in a more peaceful and reassuring environment."

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Categories: Care & Treatment , Caregiving, News

May 12, 2023

Tracing the Vision for the Memory Hub…to Zimbabwe

MBWC's Marigrace Becker shares how her time living with a host family and volunteering in Zimbabwe formed her early vision for creating a welcoming community of respect for people living with memory loss. This dream is now realized in the Memory Hub community center.

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Categories: News