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April 14, 2023

‘Extremely successful’ study of King County seniors yields clues about dementia, aging

For the Pacific NW Magazine, Sandi Doughton interviews ADRC researchers working to finding ways to prevent declines in memory and thinking. They are part of a collaboration between UW Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, and the Allen Institute.

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Categories: Science Updates, News


Pay Attention for Fall Prevention!

We can all help prevent falls for people living with dementia. Dementia Friends—people who have taken a dementia awareness training—offer some tips to help protect our loved ones from fall-related injuries.

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


April 06, 2023

Support Exciting Projects Today on Husky Giving Day!

Today, April 6th, is Husky Giving Day, the University of Washington’s 24-hour online giving challenge. Join us to support special projects that help the Memory Hub and UW Alzheimer's research, two defining endeavors of our Center.

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Categories: Science Updates, News, Dementia-Friendly Community


March 30, 2023

Awards for New Ideas in Alzheimer’s Research: Learn about the ADRC Development Project Awards 2023-2024

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 awardees of the ADRC Development Projects! These projects, led by faculty members, use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Science Updates, News


March 29, 2023

Dementia Friends Champion Spotlight: Anessa Boyer, Planning Coordinator at Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington

Dementia Friends Champions help us spread the word about supporting people living with dementia. This spotlight features the great people championing our shared mission to make communities more dementia friendly.

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Categories: News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


March 09, 2023

New Insights on Sleep and Dementia Risk

Researchers in the Iliff Lab found that an erratic pattern of sleep over decades predicted cognitive decline, in an analysis of data from the Seattle Longitudinal Study.

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Categories: Science Updates, Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month


March 01, 2023

The Memory Hub… One Year In!

The Memory Hub brings together UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center (MBWC), the Frye Art Museum, the Alzheimer’s Association, Elderwise, and Full Life Care. Read on as our collaborators share updates and reflect on the growth at the Memory Hub.

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Art, Dementia Friends, Memory Hub Spotlight, Nature, Programs


February 28, 2023

Dementia Friends Washington - Spring 2023 Update

In fall of 2022, the UW MBWC launched Dementia Friends Washington at the Memory Hub. Learn about our progress since the launch and a new publication on the 2018-2019 pilot of this program.

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Categories: Science Updates, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


February 13, 2023

A Loving Valentine’s Day for Those with Alzheimer’s

Inspiring stories from caregivers in our community and tips and ideas for how you can celebrate this holiday with a little extra love.

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Dementia Friends


January 30, 2023

Discoveries Made Possible By You // Spring 2023

Explore these snapshots of current research at the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, spanning findings in genetics, neuropsychology, caregiving, and biomarker discovery.

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Categories: Science Updates, Caregiving, News