News in Community Stories

June 07, 2024

Brain Health Block Party on Seattle’s First Hill

You are invited! Neighboring organizations will come together on July 10, 2024 to promote brain health for this second annual event.

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Categories: Community Stories, Brain Health, Brain Health Awareness Month


April 29, 2024

Dementia Friends Regional Update: Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of SW WA and HOPE Dementia Support

Dementia Friends is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Our latest update focuses on the expansion of Dementia Friends program into Cowlitz County.

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Categories: Community Stories, Resources, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


March 29, 2024

Top 3 Action Items from Recent Dementia Friends Information Sessions

Dementia Friends is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. “I feel less intimidated and more informed,” shared a new Dementia Friend. Our free Information Sessions, led by volunteers, or “Champions”, share information about dementia, key messages to know, and important communication tips.

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Categories: Community Stories, Resources, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


February 28, 2024

Revitalizing Dementia Friends in Pierce County

Chances are that you may know someone living with dementia, or may know someone who is caring for someone living with the disease. Perhaps you’ve even heard in the news recently about celebrities bravely sharing their diagnoses. You may wonder: how can I be a support to someone living with dementia? How can I learn more?

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Categories: Community Stories, Resources, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community


November 21, 2023

Conference Highlights: Enhancing Participation by Minoritized Groups in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Research 

The idea of the Knight ADRC conference was to bring together members of the academic community to engage in conversations and help steer Alzheimer’s disease research participation to include representation from minoritized groups.

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Categories: Community Stories, News


October 05, 2023

A Caregiver Goes to the Opera

Family dementia caregiver Randi Luoto received a grant from Road Scholar to embark on an educational adventure in New York City, a creative twist on taking some caregiver respite.

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Categories: Community Stories, Caregiving, News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Programs


June 29, 2020

Healing Hearts through the Power of Music

Today, we celebrate Pastor Patrinell “Pat” Wright of Seattle for extending joy to the memory loss community through song.

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Categories: Community Stories, Black History Month, News, Art, Dementia-Friendly Community