The event explored the untold story of how American descendants of slavery experience worse health outcomes than other groups, an important foundation of existing health disparities in the United States. Watch a recording
UW Health Geriatricians encourage family members and caregivers to connect with elders. Older adults can combat the effects of isolation by getting outside every day, joining online clubs, and talking on the phone.
Join us July 17! This is part two in a series of events examining systematic racism and its impacts on public health. The first event, held June 19, 2020, had more than 550 attendees.
The Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter wrote a feature about Stephanie Houston, Senior Outreach Specialist at the WAI Regional Milwaukee Office, and the critical work she has been doing during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support …
Congratulations! WAI Scientist receives Rising Star award by American College of Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Zuellsdorff coauthored a study finding African Americans experience a higher rate of stressful life events, which is associated with increasing the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in later life.
In recognition of Juneteenth Day, on June 19, 2020 the WAI Regional Milwaukee Office hosted a webinar “Addressing Systemic Racism: From its Origins to its Impact Throughout Life.”
You likely recognize sportscaster Matt LePay’s voice as the announcer of UW Badgers basketball and football games for more than 25 years. LePay is also lending his voice to support Alzheimer’s disease research at UW.
UW’s Wisconsin Connect issued a special report about the impact of COVID-19 on the African American and Black Community. From the report: “Black people make up just 6 percent of the state population, but as …
Sixteen members of The Amazing Grace Chorus® met virtually to sing and socialize together.