Alzheimer’s Cafes create stigma-free social gatherings for people suffering from dementia and their families to enjoy. Over 100,000 people in Washington State live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and another 300,000 people care for a loved one with dementia. While people with dementia and their loved ones remain a vital part of the community, they often experience social isolation.
Past President Commissioner Obie O’Brien shares some insights about being the president of WSAC during the 2016 calendar year. Commissioner Blair Brady was elected in November to take over the role of WSAC President for the 2017 calendar year. The following was written by Commissioner O’Brien. As I look back over a very quick 12 months I am reminded how