RESOURCES

Media Publications

National Coverage

Regional Coverage

Beloit College Magazine - Walking to remember
The Scribe, Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland - Can walking and talking about the past sustain brain health? 
Oregon Humanities - Walk on
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) Can reminiscing improve brain health for black seniors?
OHSU NewsPreserving memories to maintain cognitive health
OHSU Brain Blog - Healthy aging and preserving community memories
 
The Skanner - OHSU Researcher Aims to Boost African Americans’ Memories with Photographs, Tour of North Portland.
 
The Portland Observer - Memory walks for healing
Oregon Prevention Research Center newsletter - SHARP project update

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

The Brain Health Community Resource website is currently being tested and developed with 12 older African Americans in Portland, Oregon. The resource seeks to honor our health and history. It will include information about African American healthy aging alongside culturally celebratory images and narratives gathered from the SHARP study.  Weaving Black history with brain health information can make learning more relatable and meaningful, and may make brain health content easier to recall and apply. 

Stay tuned. We will link our Community Resource site here when it's ready.

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