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Memory Hub Spotlight: Kimber Behrends, Alzheimer’s Association, WA State Chapter

May 02, 2024

Kimber Behrends, King County Programs Manager for the Alzheimer's Association, WA State Chapter, talks about her work with the Memory Hub to deliver resources and free dementia education.

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Giving primary-care docs training, tools to manage dementia

April 17, 2024

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

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Memory Hub Spotlight: Emily Billow, Seattle Public Library

April 05, 2024

Emily Billow, the Older Adults Program Manager at the Seattle Public Library, talks about her work with the Memory Hub to deliver resources and what being part of a dementia-friendly community means to her.

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Team Spotlight: Ann Mathew, Memory Hub Design Intern (UW School of Art + Art History + Design)

January 04, 2024

Ann is working as a design intern and volunteer at the Memory Hub while working on her UW Design Thesis on dementia and social inclusion.

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Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience

December 18, 2023

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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Team Spotlight: Josie Beierl, Social Work Practicum Student

December 01, 2023

Josie Beierl talks about her role at the Memory Hub and what inspired her interest in social work in the area of memory loss and dementia.

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Memory and Brain Crossword Puzzle

November 21, 2023

Pull out a pencil for the very first Memory & Brain crossword puzzle, created to be fun, interesting—and just challenging enough—to be a good brain health workout.

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A Caregiver Goes to the Opera

October 05, 2023

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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Hikes planned for those with younger-onset Alzheimer’s

July 10, 2023

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

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ENGAGE Tuesdays

July 05, 2023

Join us at the Memory Hub on Tuesdays this summer to explore a variety of creative engagement programs for people with memory loss, friends and family! All programs are free. Space is limited; please sign up in advance.

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Brain Health Tips & Resources: Get moving!

June 23, 2023

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

May 31, 2023

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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Atypical Parkinson’s Virtual Support Group

April 29, 2023

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

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The Memory Hub… One Year In!

March 01, 2023

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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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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