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When Memory Fades
Winter 2011

With memory notebooks and smart apartments that use motion technology to  track their residents' daily behaviors, WSU neuropsychologists are exploring ways to  help patients and their families cope with age-related memory loss. Meanwhile, two  scientists have discovered a means to restore neural connectivity.


Categories: Psychology, Biological sciences
Tags: Aging, Dementia, Memory, Alzheimer's Disease, Neuroscience


Using technology to address the challenges of aging
Fall 2011
An increasing number of families know the stress of trying to deal with an elderly parent or spouse who is losing his or her ability to live independently. How can we maintain dignity for those who are having trouble completing daily ta...
Categories: Engineering, Psychology
Tags: Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Age


You Must Remember This
Spring 2009
Having reached a certain age, our correspondent sets out to learn the latest from Washington State University researchers about memory. She learns that memory comes in different forms, that the human brain is made for problem-solving, and that the key to much of brain health is the "dendritic arbor." And then she sets out to create an action plan.
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Memory, Alzheimer's Disease


Designing for dementia
Fall 2003
A common clothesline can make a difference in preserving the dignity and self identity of Alzheimer's patients, says Keith Diaz Moore, Washington State University professor of architecture and landscape architecture.At Sedgewood Commons in Falmout...
Categories: Health sciences
Tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Design