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ADAW In The News
The Richland Medical Clinic earns dementia friendly status in Richland Center

The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin and the Aging & Disability Resource Center-Richland County are pleased to announce that the Richland Medical Center has been designated a

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“Do not ask me to remember…”  That’s the beginning of a poem that lives in a frame on the wall of Carolyn Scheuerell’s room at Park Place Assisted Living.  “Just remember that I

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Westfield Memory Café participants enjoyed the morning decorating cookies—reminiscing about their most memorable Christmas while listening to festive holiday music. On behalf of Dementia Outreach

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Wisconsin faces a dementia crisis, officials and advocates say. Statewide, 17% of people are age 65 or older, higher than the national average of 16%. The state’s population continues to age,

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ADAW Website Relaunch

New Look. Same Mission. The Alzheimer’s & Dementia of Wisconsin (ADAW) team is excited to announce our new website has gone live—just in time to celebrate National Alzheimer’s

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The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance held its 9th annual even today to raise awareness of the disease in the African-American

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Executive Director Jennifer Bauer talks with NBC 15 about awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease in African American

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Carey Gleason, PhD., Assoc. Prof. at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and Fabu Carter, WARDC Outreach Specialist, describe the

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African-Americans are the number one ethnic group to be afflicted with Alzheimer’s. Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller was the first African-American psychiatrist and before his death in 1953, he was a

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Madison's newest Memory Cafe gives patients, families opportunity to socialize

One in three seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Every minute, another American develops the disease. People living with someone who suffers from memory loss know

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Memory Cafe coming to Mauston

Locals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia and their caretakers have a new community resource. A memory cafe will be hosted at the Hatch Public Library Jan. 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 3

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Former governor talks of wife's Alzheimer's

Marty Schreiber used to be known as Gov. Martin Schreiber. His life partner, Elaine, was with him all along the

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Learning about Ales for Alzheimers

Ales for Alzheimers is known to some as the largest happy hour in Madison and supports the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. It will be a night of laugher, conversation, drinks,

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Ales for Alzheimer's

Sara Alvarado shares her personal journey as her mother’s Alzheimer’s has advanced and talks about the Ales for Alzheimer’s event hosted by First Weber Realtors, Lynn Holley Real Estate

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Memory Café is a social gathering place for persons with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementia and their family and friends.

Riding the emotional roller coaster of having someone in the family with a memory impairment is stressful, to put it mildly. With the numbers of people facing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia 

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'In tune with life': Chorus brings those with Alzheimer's back into community

Living with Alzheimer’s or a dementia-related disease can be isolating, so church leaders and families are discussing how to make communities more welcoming and accessible. An event Saturday at

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NBC15: Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Dane County Walk

A total of 500 people participated in Sunday’s Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Dane County

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Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin works to serve African-American community

Alzheimer’s Disease is more prevalent among African-Americans than other races, and a local non-profit is working to serve that

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Waunakee Tribune: Local teen raises money for Alzheimer's & Dementia

A 2017 Waunakee graduate and UW-Madison sophomore raised over $18,000 to benefit the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. Sophie Andries hosted a silent auction at the home of her

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Portage Daily Register: 'Red sea' symbolizes dementia awareness in Portage

A red sea washed over the Wisconsin River levee Sunday. But unlike the recent devastating deluges, it was just the kind of flood that people struggling with dementia love to see — a flood of

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Prominent Portage family shares its journey ahead of Alzheimer's Walk

As memory fades, it may not change who we are, but it can drastically alter how we relate to the rest of the world and even members of our family. These challenges are shared not only by

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Carol Koby Radio - All About Living: The good, bad, and confusion that emerges from a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

Guests:  Hal Blotner, caregiver spokesman; Rebecca DeBuhr, Program Director and Melissa Theisen, Development Director, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of

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NBC15: Alzheimer's Walk honors 20 year milestone in Dane County

From 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at Capital Brewery, the Alzeimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW) is hosting the “Cheers to You” anniversary party, commemorating 20

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Reedsburg Times-Press: ADAW recongnized Reedsburg Area Medical Center as dementia friendly

A local hospital was recognized by the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin for training staff and taking steps to help understand those who suffer from

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