News in Nature

December 18, 2023

Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience

Kick off the new year with a hike in the Pacific Northwest, an experience tailored for people with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Resources, Nature, Programs


July 10, 2023

Hikes planned for those with younger-onset Alzheimer’s

New opportunity to connect with others and enjoy the outdoors launches this month for people diagnosed before age 65.

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Categories: Caregiving, Nature, Programs


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 , News, Nature, Programs, Alzheimer’s and Brain 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, Nature, Dementia Friends, Memory Hub Spotlight, Programs


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, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Nature


March 24, 2021

Dementia-Friendly Activities – Virtually!

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape of opportunities for people with memory loss and their families to stay socially, physically and cognitively active has shifted dramatically. Read about how the MBWC shifted events to a virtual format and how everyone can now access local virtual dementia-friendly programs.

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Categories: News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Nature


March 30, 2020

The Importance of Nature in Times of Social Distancing

Nature and natural experiences come in all shapes and sizes. We can decorate a bland office with a basket of succulents. We can take a walk in a public garden or hike up Mount Si or a favorite forest trail. Or, we can simply enjoy birdwatching from our kitchen window.

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


September 21, 2017

Garden Walkers

A reflection on benefits of nature and horticultural therapy-inspired activities for the human body, mind, and spirit, through the lens of the Garden Discovery Walk program in Seattle.

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