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Thursday
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Moving From Despair to Hope in Dementia - John Zeisel, PhD

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Looking for a new, hopeful approach to life with dementia? Join us for this special event the night before the Alzheimer's Association's Discovery Conference, with keynote speaker John Zeisel, PhD!

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association and UW Memory & Brain Wellness Center.

Open to the general public; free of charge. No registration required.

Zeisel will discuss simple shifts in perspective that make a real difference. Learn how to change your focus, see things differently, and make the shift from despair to hope in dementia.

Based in Massachusetts, Zeisel is CEO & President of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, President of the I'm Still Here Foundation, and author of the bestselling book "I'm Still Here, A Breakthrough Approach to Understanding Someone Living with Alzheimer's." He is known for innovative non-pharmacological programs for people with dementia, including Hearthstone Stories, Home4Care, Meet Me at the Museum, Meet Me at the Movies, Learning for Life and It Takes a Village.

Parking available in Harborview lots, $5 for 2 hours. https://www.uwmedicine.org/harborview/Documents/HMC%20Campus%20Map.pdf

Photo: "Arts in the Park" watercolor painting with Elderwise and Seattle Parks & Recreation - Dementia-Friendly Recreation.