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The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance Mission
To improve the lives of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias and their families.

Since 1985 the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin* has been a local resource for individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

We offer individual and family consultations; caregiver support groups; as well as education and early-stage enrichment programs. With dementia outreach specialists in 11 counties, we are here to help you along the journey.

*Formerly the South Central Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1990-2009

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Our Vision

That everyone in our community will have the awareness of and access to the education and resources about Alzheimer’s and dementia in order to provide the highest quality of life to people with memory loss throughout their journey.

We will do this by:
Striving to be the leading resource for those seeking help or information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias;

Providing direct and appropriate support to all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias;

Effectively communicating timely and accurate information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias within the Wisconsin counties we serve;

Promoting early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease;

Encouraging healthy lifestyles associated with brain health;

Supporting the advancement of scientific research to better diagnose, treat and ultimately eliminate Alzheimer’s disease;

Creating opportunities and events related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that garner resources to support our organization in meeting the growing needs of an increasing aging population.


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Our History

In 1985, the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance began providing services in South Central Wisconsin as a non-profit organization We were incorporated in 1990 as a chapter of the National Alzheimer’s Association.

In December 2009, the ADAW became an independent non-profit organization, governed by a local board of directors.

Annual Report

ADAW’s Annual Report for fiscal year 2019-2020 contains information on our accomplishments, programs and services, finances and more.


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