Destigmatizing Alzheimer’s through Community Engagement

Destigmatizing Alzheimer’s through Community Engagement

Transforming the story of dementia from one of despair to one of courage and purpose, Momentia Seattle leverages activities to create “dementia-capable” communities. Learn more about destigmatizing Alzheimer’s through community engagement. Gathering the Alzheimer’s Community Together It’s 2:30 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon, and at Peet’s Coffee in Seattle’s Greenlake neighborhood, half the restaurant quickly transforms. Chairs […]

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New Report Claims Aluminum Contaminates the Brain

New Report Claims Aluminum Contaminates the Brain

Aluminum poisoning is one of the most publicized and controversial claims surrounding the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. A new report now claims it has found that aluminum may be a main factor in developing the neurodegenerative disease. A Controversial Risk Factor… Aluminum, the earth’s third most common element, emerged as a possible Alzheimer’s culprit in […]

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Does The Full Moon Affect Alzheimer’s Patients?

Does The Full Moon Affect Alzheimer’s Patients?

Wolves howl at it. Some say vampires get their power from it. The iconic full-bodied full moon outside your window is a powerful image and an undeniably powerful force. But just how powerful? Do people really do crazy things during a full moon? What about Alzheimer’s patients? What can we learn about the relationship between […]

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Alzheimer’s Myths: They’re Already Gone

Alzheimer’s Myths: They’re Already Gone

The greatest impediment to communicating with people with Alzheimer’s disease is the illusion of knowledge that the person is already gone. – Michael Verde, founder of Memory Bridge. There seems to be this notion that people with advanced Alzheimer’s are nothing, but a shell of the person they once were. Even more tragic is the fact that […]

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