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JOURNEY OF AGING MOVES FORWARD

Guests: Jennifer Baird, Dir. of Development, Coordinator, JOURNEY OF AGING;  Marianne Gariti, Owner, and Heidi Stanley, Moving Forward JOURNEY OF AGING, a resource guide for caregivers and aging adults in south central Wisconsin, continues to expand in distribution, content and geographical reach.  The Fall 2017 issue will soon be available at all the distribution centers… Read more »

WISCONSIN ALZHEIMER’S INSTITUTE WRAPS ITS WORK AROUND ALZHEIMER’S

Guest:  Jane Mahoney, MD, Professor, UW Division of Geriatrics;  Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute was founded in 1998 and is within the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.  It is separate from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center which was established in 2009 at UW with a grant from the National… Read more »

“TRIBES” ADD LIFE TO YOUR YEARS

Guests:  Carmela Mulroe, Director of Activities and Volunteers; Ashley Lund, Activity Coordinator/TRIBE Facilitator; Patricia Vallon, Bobbie Jackson, Shirley Lewis, Ann Moran, residents – SSM Health St. Mary’s Care Center New research underscores the growing awareness that loneliness and social isolation influence the risk of early death.  In fact, according to researchers at Brigham Young University,… Read more »

NAMI WALKS TO SOLVE OUR MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

Guest:  Lindsay Wallace, Executive Director, NAMI Dane County One in 5 Americans live with a mental health condition.  Fifty percent begin by age 14 and 75 percent develop by age 24.  Yet fewer than one-third of adults and one-half of children with a mental health condition receive services and treatment in a given year.  The… Read more »

HOW A BLIND LAMB CAN CHANGE LIVES

Guest:  Jim Thompson, author, Peanut of Blind Faith Farm There are more sheep in the world than any other farm or ranch animal.  And then there is PEANUT, the star of the heartwarming true story, Peanut of Blind Faith Farm.  Described as a delightful book for adults and children alike, the bigger story of PEANUT,… Read more »