Dr. Melissa Armstrong to Present Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative Lectures this October

We are pleased to welcome Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc this fall for our 4th annual Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative lectures. Dr. Armstrong will present to faculty, residents, and medical students at the 4th annual Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative lecture in conjunction with the University of Michigan’s Neurology Grand Rounds. She will also[…]

One family’s experience with brain donation

“This was something important to our dad, hence, very important to us that we help make it happen, as he wished,” Bonnie shares with Matthew Perkins, Michigan Brain Bank Coordinator. Bonnie’s father, David, passed just last year, but had signed up for the brain donation program some 15 years earlier at the onset of his[…]

Turning to Nature to Cultivate Caregiver Wellbeing

Nature is all around us. We interact with it on a daily basis, though often mindlessly and with little intention. It’s a fairly new discipline to look at nature for its power in wellbeing and illness. Our Center’s own Caregiver Wellness Initiative has been practicing this connection between health and nature since its inception in[…]