Holiday Travel Tips for Families and Caregivers

As the holidays approach, many of us look forward to traveling to visit friends and family. Many families ask me about traveling with family members with dementia. Here are my top tips....

Importance of Person-Centered Care in Suicide Prevention

By Mykola Zubko, MA Suicide Prevention Program Development Practicum Student at OHSU/Portland VA When is the last time you felt like a person? For some of us, it was probably recent in...

The Community Advisory Council provides guidance to Layton Center

Last year a new group of research advocates came together to try and solve an issue: how do we get more participants from diverse communities involved in research studies? Since last September,...

Caregiver Corner: Every gift counts

As the lead of Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement at the Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, I often meet people who want to donate to our center. We are dependent on families like the...

The Beneficial Surprises of Caregiver Research

Enrolling in a caregiver research study at OHSU inspired Douglas and Jane Grube to reflect upon their life goals and make some important decisions....

Finding Your Value During Mental Health Awareness Month

By Tyree Dingle, MS Suicide Prevention Program Development Practicum Student at OHSU/Portland VA Something many people do not know about me is that I play Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) with...

Why Suicide Prevention Month 2021

By Tyree Dingle, MS Suicide Prevention Program Development Practicum Student at OHSU/Portland VA Note: Talking about suicide can be an emotional topic, and if you’re reading this and not...

Those Who Remain: Navigating Life Following Suicide Loss

By Sarah D. Afromowitz, MA, Suicide Prevention Program Development Practicum Student at OHSU/Portland VA  Note: Talking about suicide can be an emotional topic, and if you’re reading this and...

Facts about Those with Lived Experience with Suicide

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this blog post are mind and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Veterans Affairs, or the...