A Bellevue family that lost three members to Alzheimer’s disease has donated $6 million to the University of Washington to focus on new research, diagnosis and potential treatments. About 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, including more than 100,000 in Washington state, according to national and local chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association. Click here to read the

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Edmonds Center for the Art’s Songwriting Works Residency! March 30–31, 2015 ECA is partnering with Songwriting Works (SW), Aegis Living of Edmonds  and Elderwise to present free songwriting workshops to Aegis residents who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia and their family members/care partners. RSVP to Gillian Jones at gillian@ec4arts.org or 425.275.9483 for details.