News at the Memory Hub

Articles from November 2022

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Meet the Front Desk Volunteers of the Memory Hub

November 30, 2022

The Memory Hub welcomed the first group of front desk volunteers this fall! We currently have 4 active front desk volunteers, with a 5th joining soon. The front desk volunteers are the first contact that visitors have upon entering the community center. Each volunteer brings a commitment to the Memory Hub mission, a compassionate and helpful spirit, and respect and kindness for folks living with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us in welcoming Deborah, Teresa, Julie, and Tanya!

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Making Spirits Merry and Bright: A Care Partner’s Approach to Creating Joyful Holidays

November 28, 2022

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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Congratulations to the participants and supporters of SHARP!

November 17, 2022

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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Seattle Channel’s CityStream Visits the Memory Hub for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November 17, 2022

CityStream spoke with Dr. Thomas Grabowski to shine a light on all the resources and education offered at our community center for people living with memory loss and their family members.

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The Diversity Within Dementia podcast features local and UW MBWC experts!

November 07, 2022

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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