News in Brain Health Awareness Month

June 30, 2023

Brain Health Block Party Brings Community Together on First Hill: Recap

"The day was spectacular!" Seven sites celebrated a variety of fun, easy ways to promote brain health and wellness at any age or stage of life.

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Categories: News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Art, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


June 23, 2023

Brain Health Tips & Resources: Get moving!

This week, we are sharing evidence-based information about staying physically active for brain health and wellness. In whatever way is safe for you, try and engage in a physical activity every day - like walking in nature, dancing, or low-impact chair exercises.

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Nature, Programs


June 13, 2023

Tips for Brain Health: Sleep Awareness

UW Medicine experts in sleep and brain health share their tips to help you get restful and restorative sleep at night.

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , Caregiving, Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month


June 07, 2023

Tips for Brain Health: Staying Socially Engaged

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month! Each week, the Memory and Brain Wellness Center team will share information on brain health! This week, we are sharing evidence-based information about promoting brain health through staying socially engaged.

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Categories: Science Updates, Resources, Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Dementia Friends


June 05, 2023

Social Connection and Brain Health

Research shows that people who are more socially connected live longer and have better physical, mental, and cognitive health outcomes. Social isolation, on the other hand, can lead to poorer health outcomes. We break down the reasons why social connection and engagement have such a big impact on our cognitive health.

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Categories: Science Updates, Resources, Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Dementia-Friendly Community


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


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


November 29, 2020

Prescriptions for Prevention of Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Exploring the most impactful take-home lessons of the Adult Changes in Thought study about dementia prevention and risk factors

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month