Dementia and Alzheimer disease is the 6th leading cause of death in Wisconsin, claiming over 1,800 lives in 2014. As Wisconsin’s population ages, that number will only grow. The number of Wisconsinites expected to suffer from some form of dementia is expected to double to over 240,000 by 2040. Given that rapidly growing need, you’d […]
Monday 8 O’clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with Joy Schmidt, Dementia care specialist with the Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center, and Angela Johnson, Spark! Coordinator, both in the studio. Spark! information here: http://www.alz.org/sewi/in_my_community_19695.asp and here: https://wisconsinacademy.org/magazine/spark From: http://madisonchildrensmuseum.org Awaken memories through art with SPARK! Madison Children’s Museum hosts free monthly 90-minute programs […]
Charlie Daniel from Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin joins us to talk Alzheimer’s and Dementia and the Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day. More information on Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day, Starting February 19th with Dr. Consuelo Wilkins from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine at Fountain of Life Family Worship Center and […]
Dane County Alzheimer’s Walk Saturday, October 10, 2015 Warner Park Shelter 1511 Northport Dr., Madison http://support.alzwisc.org/dane The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that is specifically designed to provide a link to resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. We are also deeply concerned with providing support to those […]
Charlie Daniel, Kristin Larson and Patricia Wilson of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance joined Aaron Perry on the Tuesday, July 16th Buzz to discuss the impacts of this disease and how to recognize it. They are especially interested in outreach to African American communities, who have a higher chance of contracting the disease and a lower chance of being diagnosed.