Changemaker Marigrace Becker helps lead effort for those with dementia

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Changemaker Marigrace Becker helps lead effort for those with dementia

May 25, 2018

Q-13 Fox highlights work of UW Medicine social worker with the Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Q-13 highlights a solution to help people living with dementia and their families. 

It's called Momentia--a grassroots movement empowering people with memory loss and their loved ones to remain connected and active in their community.

Marigrace Becker,  a social worker who works at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center at the University of Washington School of Medicine, came up with the idea in 2013.

Activities range from walks and animal talks at the Woodland Park Zoo, to painting classes at Seattle Parks, to improv at the Taproot Theatre in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood.

 In the state of Washington, more than 100,000 people live with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.

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