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Dimensions Archive

Dimensions is a yearly newsletter produced by the UW ADRC Outreach, Recruitment, and Education (ORE) Core. Each issue of Dimensions seeks to update people who are interested in Alzheimer's research about the latest dementia findings and news stories, as well as relevant local events and other aspects of healthy aging.

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Winter 2017: Presto-Change-o! Neurons in a Dish: How Stem Cell Technology will Improve the Search for Precision Medicine Therapeutics; Statewide Innovations in Dementia Care Policy; Recipes for a Healthy 2017; Prazosin: Agitation Antidote; The Art of Alzheimer's; Rising Stars of Alzheimer's Research at UW; Investigating the Impact of Air Polliution on Brain Health; Letter from a Community Member

Fall 2015: Precision Medicine: Alzheimer's Treatments Tailored to Suit You; UW ADRC 30th Birthday; Recent Publications; Letter from the Editors; Sleeping in Seattle; Momentum for Momentia; Good Food; Brain Healthy Activities; A Letter That Traveled the World

Fall 2014: The Genetics, Demographics, and Environment of Alzheimer’s and Hope; UW ADRC Biomarchers; Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Updates; Letter from the Editors; Writer, Filmmaker, and UW ADRC Participant: An Interview with Ann Hedreen; SNIFF: Alzheimer's Disease and Nasal Insulin; Community Opportunities; If at First You Don't Succeed; Food for Thought; The Healing Arts: An Interview with Local Art Therapist Erin Partridge

Spring 2013: Memories Made and Unmade: Alzhimer's Effects on Four Stages of Memory; The Human Connectome Project; Global Research Updates; Walking the Neuro-Path: An Interview With New ADRC Director Dr. Thomas Montine; Resveratrol, Anger Management: Caregiver Tips for Handling Alzhimer's Behavioral Symptoms; Annual Alzheimer's Benefit Dance

Spring 2012: Connecting the Dots: Dr. Gail Li and the Epidemiology of Alzheimer's; Local Research Updates; An Upside to Risk Factors; Lumbar Puncture Myth Buster; William Utermohlen: Self Portraits of Alzheimer's; Questions Answered with Linda Whiteside of the Alzheimer's Association; Making a Greater Investment in Alzheimer's; Gloria's Story

Fall 2011: Fingers Crossed: Potential for Progress in a New Era of Alzheimer's; ICAD Updates; Heart to Heart; Study Updates: Where We Are Now; A Dance to Remember; Improv for Alzheimer's; The Head + The Heart; So Long, Farewell: An Ode to Retirement

Spring 2011: Confronting a Century of Lewy Body Confusion; From Bingo to Brain Scans; Sleep and Memory; National Alzheimer's Project Act; Focus on the Future: Current ADRC Projects; African Americans and Alzheimer's Disease: Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller

Fall 2010: Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's Disease; Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations

Spring 2010: Old Drugs are New Weapons in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease; Pacific Northwest Udall Center

Fall 2009: From Research Labs to Possible Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease; DHA in Alzheimer's Disease and Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Spring 2009: Change is Coming to the ADRC; Education Core Changes in Staff; Living at Home with Help and Home Safety Tips

Summer 2008: ADRC Forum: Alzheimer's Care in the 21st Century; Fair Weather Fun; Recognizing and Responding to Pain in Loved Ones with Dementia

Spring 2008: ADRC Research Confirms Alzheimer's Disease Begins Years Prior to Diagnosis, as Early as 50 Years Old; Legal and Financial Planning; Q & A: Anger and What To Do With It

Winter 2008: Similarities and Differences in Identical Twins with Familial Alzheimer's Disease; Q & A: Winter Safety Tips

Fall 2007: Fall Prevention Clinic Shows Promise for Reducing Injurious Falls in Older Adults; Can You Trust What You Read? Q & A: How Can I Make the Holiday Season More Enjoyable for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Summer 2007: ADRC Public Forum; When Words Fail: Visiting a Loved One in a Nursing Home; Q & A: Traveling with Alzheimer's

Spring 2007: Researchers Finding Screening Tool Superior to Primary Care Physicians at Detecting Dementia; Strange New World: When Persons with Dementia Must Visit the Hospital (Part 2); Q & A: Early-Onset Alzheimer's and Driving

Winter 2007: ADRC Researchers Identify Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease; Strange New World: When Persons with Dementia Must Visit the Hospital (Part 1); Q & A: Early-Stage Resources