News in Programs

April 17, 2024

Giving primary-care docs training, tools to manage dementia

Clinicians designed a program to help manage the burgeoning wave of patients with cognitive deficits. Via UW Medicine

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Categories: Care & Treatment , Resources, News, Programs

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

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

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 , Brain Health, News, Brain Health Awareness Month, Nature, Programs

May 31, 2023

Recap: An afternoon of resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have dementia

Our first I/DD & Dementia Dialogue on May 13th was a wonderful afternoon of connection, meaningful engagement, and resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have dementia, alongside family and professional caregivers. 

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Categories: Caregiving, Resources, News, Dementia Friends, Dementia-Friendly Community, Programs

April 29, 2023

Atypical Parkinson’s Virtual Support Group

Mutual support for people with CBD, PSP, MSA, their care partners and loved ones. 4th Mondays, 11am -12:30pm

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Categories: Caregiving, News, Programs

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

November 17, 2022

Congratulations to the participants and supporters of SHARP!

On November 16, 2022 at the Central Area Senior Center, SHARP participants and their supporters commemorated the successful summer pilot of the SHARP program! SHARP is a culturally celebratory neighborhood walking and reminiscing program for older Black adults.

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Categories: Black History Month, News, Programs