Programs and Events Calendar

Stay up to date with everything going on at ADAW. 

We provide caregivers with education, information, and resources to help relieve stress and reduce caregiver burnout, providing a better quality of life for individuals with dementia and their care partner. 

  • Canceled - Boost Your Brain Health
    Mon, Jan 24
    Oak Park Place- Nakoma
    Jan 24, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Oak Park Place- Nakoma, 4327 Nakoma Rd, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    This program has been canceled. Learn about how your brain works and get the latest tips on improving brain health. This program features brain basics as well as scientifically rooted nutritional and lifestyle advice. In partnership with Oak Park Place, Nakoma.
  • Communication Tips and Strategies
    Mon, Jan 24
    Gays Mills Public Library
    Jan 24, 1:00 PM CST – Jan 25, 2:30 PM CST
    Gays Mills Public Library, 16381 WI-131 Ste 2, Gays Mills, WI 54631, USA
    If you are caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and having difficulties communicating, this program is for you. Understand how dementia affects communication, how to carefully observe, listen and interact effectively with persons with dementia and learn practical strategies.
  • Understanding & Responding to Behavior Changes
    Jan 27, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Online
    This program is for those caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and having difficulties with behavior changes. Understand reasons why behavior changes occur and get problem-solving tips to help prevent and cope with them.
  • The Caregiving Journey
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Feb 01
    Online
    Feb 01, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online
    An educational 4-week online discussion group for family caregivers of people who are in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related disorder.
  • Race, Ethnicity & Alzheimer's: Diversity Thursday Education Series
    Feb 03, 1:00 PM CST – Feb 04, 2:30 PM CST
    Online
    End of Life and dementia: Discuss the critical decisions often faced at end of life and ways to communicate and stay connected in the later stages.
  • We All Forget: What is normal aging and when should I be concerned?
    Feb 11, 1:00 PM – Feb 12, 2:30 PM
    Oregon Area Senior Center, 219 Park St, Oregon, WI 53575, USA
    Learn what is normal for our brains as we age, how our memories work, and what we can do if we are concerned for ourselves or others.
  • Communication Tips and Strategies
    Feb 17, 10:00 AM CST – Feb 18, 11:30 AM CST
    Online
    If you are caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and having difficulties communicating, this program is for you. Understand how dementia affects communication, how to carefully observe, listen and interact effectively with persons with dementia and learn practical strategies.
  • Is it Time for Facility Care?
    Feb 24, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Online
    Review things to consider when deciding to move to facility care including the difference between facilities and services they offer.