News in Caregiving

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

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

The Memory Hub now welcomes visitors during public hours

At the Memory Hub, a variety of resources and enjoyable activities are offered for people with memory loss, their caregivers and families. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 10, the public will be welcomed to use Memory Hub resources from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays.

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Categories: Caregiving, Dementia-Friendly Community

December 07, 2022

10 Tips for Caregiver Self-Care

In honor of National Family Caregiver Month, the AlzWA Care & Support team has compiled a list of their favorite tips to help you keep the self-care you need (and deserve) a priority.

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Dementia Friends

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 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 Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community

September 28, 2022

Let’s Talk Tech: Supporting family decisions about dementia home care technologies

A new study supported by the UW ADRC introduces the development of a new tool to promote shared decision-making around technologies used in home care for people living with dementia.

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Categories: Science Updates, Care & Treatment , Caregiving, News

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

June 30, 2021

A Day of Community Outreach with POCAAN

We took part in the Immunity in Community Wellness Fair, held by POCAAN (People of Color Against AIDS Network) and Seattle & King County Public Health on Friday, June 25 on Rainier Ave.

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Categories: Caregiving, News