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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. 


Safety At Home
May 24th 
6:00pm-7:30pm
Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way
Please register by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 608.203.8500 or to alzwi@alz.org
A workshop discussing the common behaviors of persons with dementia that might lead to dangerous or potentially life-threatening situations in the home. This session identifies ways in which you can reduce the safety risks for a loved one in the home. This program is not appropriate for persons with dementia.

Laugh For The Health Of It
June 6th 
10:30am-Noon
Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way
Please register by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 608.203.8500 or to alzwi@alz.org
In this presentation, there will be a review of the impact of both stress and humor on the body. Humor is a good antidote to caregiving stress. This lays the groundwork for accepting a lifestyle that includes more humor.  Please register by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 608.203.8500 or to alzwi@alz.org

Nourish Your Noggin
June 8 
Noon-1pm
Deforest Community Center
505 North Main Street, Deforest
This fun and interactive program is for anyone interested in brain health. Topics include how memory works, age-related memory changes—what is normal, what is not—and how to live a brain-healthy lifestyle.

Know The 10 Signs (of Alzheimer’s)
June 9 
9:15am – 10am OR 2:00pm-2:45pm
M&I Bank Community Days,  401 N. Segoe Road
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.

Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
June 27th
6:00pm-7:30pm
Oakwood Village West, 6205 Mineral Point Road
Please register by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 608.203.8500 or to alzwi@alz.org
 

South Central Wisconsin Educational Workshops

Call 800.272.3900, or contact our local office to learn more about programs in our area.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know
  • Combating Caregiver Stress
  • Communication Tips and Techniques
  • Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias
  • Legal and Financial Considerations
  • Nourish Your Noggin
  • Research & Medical Updates
  • Understanding Behaviors
  • Partnering With Your Doctor

 

 


 

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