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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 outreach offices in Beloit, Green Lake, Lancaster, Madison, Mauston, and Portage, our dementia specialists are just a phone call away.
*Formerly the South Central Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1990-2009
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.
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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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.