Wellness Wednesdays

The Alzheimer’s Association and UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center are pleased to offer Wellness Wednesdays, a free weekly webinar series for people with memory loss and their families. Join us online and enjoy dynamic speakers exploring topics and resources to help you thrive on your memory loss journey.

Your Healthy and Active Brain During COVID and Beyond
Presented by: Nicole Vienneau

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 | 1-1:45 p.m. PT | REGISTER HERE

Your everyday habits and behaviors are important for overall health and well-being. These are known as lifestyle strategies. This webinar aims to have you gain power over your everyday behaviors so you feel strong and filled with vitality. We’ll discuss two lifestyle strategies:

  • Nourish with real food: The foods you eat or don’t eat can help your brain and body stay vital and strong. Learn tips to make healthy choices that affect you positively.
  • Stress less: Some stress is normal, but too much stress steals your vitality. Learn and practice simple tools to alleviate stress in your daily life.

Developing a Routine
Presented by: Maggie Christofferson

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 | 1-1:45 p.m. PT | REGISTER HERE

Join us as we talk about how to create a daily routine for a person living with dementia and their care partner. A daily routine offers peace of mind and helps you spend less time trying to figure out what to do and more time on activities that provide meaning and enjoyment.

The Creative Brain: A Guide to Arts Exploration for People with Memory Loss and Care Partners
Presented by: Lee Burnside, MD

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 | 1-1:45 p.m. PT | REGISTER HERE 

The creative arts play a vital role in healthy aging and hold great potential for people with memory loss. In this talk, join geriatrician, Dr. Lee Burnside, as he explores ways to tap into this potential. Consider arts-based resources and discover how to incorporate creative engagement into your daily life as a person with memory loss or care partner.

Memory Loss, Dementia and the Holidays: Planning for a Positive Experience
Presented by: Pamela M. Dean, PhD, ABPP

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 | 1-1:45 p.m. PT | REGISTER HERE 

What does it look like to celebrate the holidays in a dementia-friendly way? Join neuropsychologist, Dr. Pamela M. Dean, for a talk exploring practical tips for the season. Learn how to reduce stress, adjust expectations and incorporate in-person or virtual traditions that work well for the whole family.

Spirituality: A Powerful Tool
Presented by: Sandy Powers

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 | 1-1:45 p.m. PT | REGISTER HERE

In this session, life coach, Sandy Powers, will discuss the importance of developing your “spirituality muscle” and learning how to use it in day-to-day life to find more peace and joy.

Register by clicking the links above or calling 1.800.272.3900.