News in Art

August 25, 2023

Preserving memories and legacy in glass art

Community members Jim and Jama Rand create glass artworks to keep Jim's memories within his reach.

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Categories: Care & Treatment , Caregiving, News, Art

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

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

January 09, 2023

The Power of Connection in Dementia Care

Community educator Patti LaFleur writes about the how the act of connecting was an important part of her caregiving journey with her Mom.

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Art

February 18, 2022

Group Haiku by the Gathering Place

Members of the Gathering Place collectively wrote these haikus to describe some of their most salient experiences receiving medical care and the challenging emotions that arose for them through their experiences living with dementia.

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Categories: Care & Treatment , Art

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, News, Art

May 28, 2021

The Memory Loss Compass Rose: Towards a New Identity, Hope, and Strength Post-Diagnosis

Chapter 2 of My Journey from Disease into Advocacy by Kevin Kvarda

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

May 20, 2021

What’s In the Works at the Memory Hub: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes!

A space for community, collaboration and impact has never felt more vital.

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Categories: News, Art, Dementia-Friendly Community, Nature

April 22, 2021

A Window of Opportunity: Connection, Joy from Tai Chi Classes Held through a Pane of Glass

How tai chi classes, taught by Master Joe Liao at a Bellingham memory care community, opened up ways for families to connect with loved ones during the isolation and stress of the pandemic.

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Categories: Team Spotlights, Caregiving, News, Art, Dementia-Friendly Community

January 25, 2021

On Dementia: Care, Community, and Creativity: You’re Invited

The UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center joins the Frye Art Museum and Aging Wisdom in presenting "On Dementia: Care, Community, and Creativity," a series of three conversations with leaders in elder care who have published books in 2020 that bring hope, connection, and joy to adults living with dementia, their care partners, families, friends, and those who provide support.

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Categories: News, Art, Dementia-Friendly Community