In the best of times, caring for a loved one with dementia is hard. During isolation, it is even more difficult.
WAI’s e-newsletter Updates in Dementia Care launched in December. Read the spring issue here!
WAI Leadership team members Cindy Carlsson and Gina Green-Harris were recognized in the spring edition of Quarterly, from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Gina Green Harris, Director of Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute Regional Milwaukee Office, spoke to WTMJ about the devastating toll African Americans face from coronavirus.
WAI convened members of the Dementia Diagnostic Memory Clinic Network in a virtual meeting on the morning of Saturday, May 16.
“Determined” follows three participants from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) and includes interviews with scientists from UW-Madison Alzheimer’s disease research programs. Therese Barry-Tanner, creator and producer of this film, is a WRAP participant.
The Wisconsin Dementia Resource Network hosted a teleconference Tuesday, April 21 for members titled “COVID-19 Wisconsin Update and Dementia Friendly Resources, Activities and Coping Techniques during Safe at Home.”
Advice for caregivers, how to manage anxiety, and a look at the effects of isolation on people with cognitive impairment. Listen to Dr. Art Walaszek discuss mental health during a pandemic on the Dementia Matters podcast.
Congratulations, Dr. Mora Pinzon! Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute Scientist Dr. Maria Mora Pinzon has been named a 2020 Butler-Williams Scholar by the National Institute of Aging (NIA).
Members of the Dementia Diagnostic Clinic Network will convene virtually for this year’s annual spring meeting. The Dementia Diagnostic Clinic Network meeting will be held Saturday, May 16, 2020 via WebEx. All network members are …