Duke Family Support Program in the News
- Tapping the Creative Brain for People With Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias
Author Paula Spencer Scott writes in Parade Magazine about how creative pursuits are bringing new life to people with Alzheimer’s and related diseases. August 11, 2017.
- A Lifeline for Caregivers Working@Duke takes a look at the Family Support Program.
- Memory Makers Helps Families Prepare for Effects of Cognitive Disorders.
- Memory and art for people with dementia and their families A program modeled after Meet Me at MoMA in partnership with the Duke Family Support Program and the Duke Nasher Museum.
- Extending a Lifeline to People Facing Alzheimer’s An unexpected gift helps expand the Duke Family Support Program. Duke Forward Progress, Winter 2016, pages 6-9.
- $1.1 Million Gift Transforms Duke Alzheimer’s Family Support Program We thank our anonymous donor for the $1.1 million gift to transform the scope and reach of Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Community Programs. Dr. Harvey Cohen announced this gift on September 25, 2015 at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Duke Center for the Study of Aging.
- A Better World for People with Alzheimer’s Author Paula Spencer Scott writes about community members who are developing innovative programs that aim to work with individuals who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia. Parade Magazine, June 19, 2015.
- Alzheimer’s Tour at the Nasher The Nasher Museum in partnership with the Duke Family Support Program is working with individuals in the community who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia and their caregivers by providing a day at the museum that includes a tour followed by an interactive activity. Duke TODAY, March 10, 2015.
- Reflections Program Video Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Project provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors who live with memory loss, and also their families and care partners. Click on the link to watch a video about the Reflections program.
- Lisa Gwyther, Director of the Duke Family Support Program, answers questions about caregiving in theNew York Times “Ask an Expert about Alzheimer’s” series.
- Lisa Gwyther is interviewed for the New York Times’ New Old Age article, “In the Middle: Why Elderly Couples Fight.”
- Lisa Gwyther is interviewed for the New York Times’ New Old Age article, “Assisted Living or a Nursing Home?”
- Lisa Gwyther comments on the importance of caregiver interventions in this New York Times feature, “Giving Alzheimer’s Patients Their Way, Even Chocolate.”