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Caspar Babypants and friends have joined the Walk to End Alzheimer’s!  Caspar Babypants, better known to rock & roll fans and grown ups as the lead singer of the Seattle rock & roll band The Presidents of the United States of America, Walks in honor of his mother, Barbara Ballew. We’ll kick off our Pacific Northwest Walk […]

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Keri Pollock, Aging Wisdom® “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that has.” ~ Margaret Mead At Aging Wisdom, we have a long history of supporting  the Washington State Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.  From our perspective at Aging Wisdom our work, in […]

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By Lee Burnside M.D., M.B.A. and Mary Jane Knecht B.A. For centuries museums have held a sacred place in human culture.  They are the cornerstone for documenting and preserving human culture and artistic expression, and sharing those works with the world. In the US alone there are over 17 thousand museums with over 850 million museum […]

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Posted on 08/15/2016 by KjMarez It was the afternoon of September 13, 2015, and I stood with others near the loading and unloading area of the train station. A man standing nearby started up a conversation by asking if I was also awaiting the next train arrival. I explained I was actually waiting for the […]

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By Alexander Sokoll Lora Lehner learned a great deal from her father, and his influence is found in her work fighting Alzheimer’s and dementia. You can join Lora and thousands of others supporting the promise of care and research for Alzheimer’s. Visit alzwa.org today to learn about programs in your area and register for the […]

Social walks provide new friends and plenty of smiles.

“What I realized is you cannot dwell too long on what you can’t do anymore. It is a new life – how do I begin to take my new life on?”  Early stage memory loss program participant If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, you are not alone.The Alzheimer’s Association is here for […]

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By Alexander Sokoll “It’s really a good feeling if you think you might make a difference. Even if it’s in the life of one person.” Sandy Bacus We as individuals are capable of much more than we think. We’re sometimes fooled by our own abilities and power. Individuals like Sandy Bacus lead the way and […]