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CALM: Tips for Caregivers

We all experience stress in our lives, and everyone reacts to and copes with stress in their own way. What is stressful for one person may not be stressful for someone else. CALM is a method used to minimize stress, anxiety, and depression.

CALM: Coronavirus Tips for caregivers from caregiversCreate Over Consume

Spend more time creating than consuming. If you are strug­gling today try to create a new normal until this passes.

CALM: COVID-19 Tips for caregivers from caregiversAction Focused

Try immediate problem-solving to work on calming down the emotional response in your body. Challenge yourself to focus on what you can control.

CALM: Coronavirus Tips for caregivers from caregiversLean In and Learn

Lean in with curiosity to learn. Go to the greater experience of what you are going through.

CALM: COVID-19 Tips for caregivers from caregiversMove Forward

Move forward by taking incremental steps forward daily. Recreate actions daily that are normal to you. Move your body every day.

Five Simple Caregiver Tips

Protecting The Well-Being Of Our Communities

From Our Executive Director:
Out of an abundance of caution and consideration of CDC guidelines related to this virus and the population we serve, the ADAW has made the decision to review per county what programs will be in-person and online. Please see our available programs at the bottom of this column.

MAIN OFFICE: (608) 232-3400 |

We’re available 8:30am – 4:30pm to provide you support.

Your Dementia Outreach Specialists

ADAW Dementia Outreach Specialists have been working hard in your community. We are here for you.

Noreen Kralapp: 608-661-0463 |

Rose Kearney: 608-232-3400 |

Barbara McKinney, Diversity Coordinator: 608-204-9789 |

Heather Moore: 608-723-4288 |

Janet Wiegel, PAC, CDS: 608-697-2838 |

Teena Monk-Gerber: 608-843-3544 |

Recorded Education Programs

Latest Coronavirus Updates

Everyone here at the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin want to extend our sincere thanks for the ongoing support you have for our agency. We have been working hard to adjust to

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It is the mission of the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin to be a support and a resource for families during this time of uncertainty. We have put together this handout to provide

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact America, many things are changing. One thing that does not change is ADAWs commitment to you. We will continue to do everything we can to help

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