Monthly Archives: October 2016

Katy’s Birthday Wish: A Benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association

By Katy Farrell Many of the women in my family before me were nurses. I am privileged to live in this generation because I was able to become a doctor. There were five women in the University of Washington medical school when I first went to college and they were an experiment to see if […]

What is Frontotemporal Dementia

Editor’s note: Medical Providers can register and attend the Central Washington Medical Providers Event for education on diagnosing and supporting patients living with Frontal Temporal Dementia.   Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) or frontotemporal degenerations refers to a group of disorders caused by progressive nerve cell loss in the brain’s frontal lobes (the areas behind your forehead) […]

Experiencing the Virtual Dementia Tour®

Experience the Virtual Dementia Tour ® for yourself at our Central Washington Memory Loss Conference this year. The Virtual Dementia Tour® enables caregivers to experience for themselves the physical and mental challenges those with dementia face and use the experience to provide better person-centered care. During a VDT® experience, trained facilitators guide participants through common everyday tasks and […]