About Early Stage Programs
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early stage dementia or experiencing changes in memory, involvement in early stage programs can be very helpful. Participating in a positive, supportive, and stimulating program may enhance personal well-being and may help individuals with these diagnoses to remain healthier longer.
You are not alone. There is help and support available. The Alzheimer’s Association stands ready to help you and your family as a trusted resource for ongoing information and support.
Early Stage Programs offer:
- Education on dementia-related issues and concerns
- Personal support
- A welcoming environment to share with others who are experiencing similar issues
- Opportunities for cognitive enhancement and meaningful activity
- Social Engagement Opportunities - View the printable Brain Wellness and Program Services Calendar here.
- Support Groups for Persons with Early Stage dementia and their Caregivers
- Inspiration to make the years ahead the best they can be
- Memory Café
Some early stage programs also include opportunities for caregiver support.
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory problems but you have not yet seen a physician, we strongly encourage you to make an appointment and have these concerns evaluated. This can be done through your primary physician or through a local Memory Assessment Clinic.
For questions or additional information, contact the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter at 414.479.8800 / 800.272.3900 or email Wendy Betley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program listings are in PDF format. If you have any problems opening these files, please call our office at 414.479.8800 and we will be happly to mail, email or fax them to you.
The Alzheimer’s Association does not endorse or promote any services other than those of the Association. However, we are available to answer questions and help clarify service needs