Focus on families and the community facing Alzheimer’s
We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s as well as community members. Most of these programs, described below, are free of charge. To view a copy of our latest newsletter, please click here.
SPRY SOCIETY- A New program for people with early stages of memory loss.An Early-Stage Social Engagement Program in Madison and Sun Prairie.
Life takes turns.It helps to have friends around every corner. Get out, get active and get connected with the Alzheimer’s Association Early-Stage Social Engagement Program, the Spry Society. The program offers a comfortable way to have fun and socialize with others who are living in the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment. Enjoy the company of others while you participate in a variety of fun group activities. The Spry Society is a free monthly program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and Coventry Village. Registration is required and space is limited. Call Kari Paterson with the Alzheimer’s Association of South Central Wisconsin to learn more about participating in the Spry Society.
Call For More Information • 608.203.8500or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spry Society Location:
First Tuesday of the Month at Coventry Village, Madison
7707 Brookline Dr
Madison, WI 53719
11:00am-2pm including lunch
Call Kari Paterson 608.203.8500
Starting Sept 12th, 2013
Second Thursday of each Month, Sun Prairie
222 S. Bristol St.
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
11:00-2pm including lunch
Registration is required, for more information call or email Kari Paterson 608.203.8500 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, July 16th- 5:00-6:00pm
5530 Lacy Road
Fitchburg, WI 53711
BASICS OF ALZHEIMER'S
Tuesday, August 7th- 10:00am
5402 Milwaukee Street,
Madison, WI 53714
Tuesday, August 7th- 6:00pm
Mount Horeb Library
105 Perimeter Road
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
AGING & ALZHEIMER'S- PART 2
Tuesday, August 13th- 5:00-6:30pm
UW Health East Clinic- Lower Level Auditorium
5249 E Terrace Dr
Madison, WI 53718
August 13, 5-6:30pm 2 part Series
Part One: Dane County senior housing and care
options – what’s available, what will it cost and
what is the right time to make a transition? With
the high cost of long term care and the overwhelming
number of options available it is critical to plan ahead
and research options. This presentation offers a step by
step overview of the different levels of care in long term
care environments, including home care and memory
care. Part Two: Financial Planning. New England
Journal of Medicine found Alzheimer’s disease to be the
most expensive disease to treat. For anyone who wants
to know more about financial issues to consider and
how to put plans in place.
September 3, 5-6:30pm
Power of Purple– Preparing for Your Journey with the Alzheimer’s Association by Your Side.
Early warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease which
are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging.
If someone you know is experiencing memory loss or
behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. In this
presentation we will dive into early disease detection,
early memory loss programs for people with MCI or
early stage Alzheimer’s, caregiver assistance programs
and services, and stress prevention.
October 8th- Special Guest - Sterling Johnson, PhD
Unlocking the Logic of Alzheimer’s Disease– A Local & National Alzheimer’s Disease Research Update. A presentation by University of Wisconsin Researchers in the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading
voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care,
support and research. The local office of the Alzheimer’s
Association, South Central WI office services 9 counties
in the state of Wisconsin. More information can be
found on alz.org /scwisc or by calling 608.203.8500.
A 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 is here to help and
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