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COMING ATTRACTION: A NEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL AT THE HENRY VILAS ZOO

GUESTS: Anna Reynolds, Executive Director, Friends of the Zoo Ronda Schwetz, Interim Henry Vilas Zoo Director Dr. Mike Petersen, Henry Vilas Zoo Veterinarian Ryan Behling, Chair, Merrill Lynch Grand Gala Last year the Henry Vilas Zoo celebrated its centennial anniversary. The next 100 years kicks off with plans to build an animal hospital – something… Read more »

SAFE AT HOME: AGING WELL AND MAINTAINING INDEPENDENCE

Guests: Deedra Atkinson, Senior V.P., Community Impact, United Way of Dane County Janet Bollig, Director, Community Resource Programs for Home Health United Amanda Hefty, Volunteer Coordinator, SAFE At Home Program (Safety Assessment for the Elderly) Maintaining our independence is something we all cling to, and the good news it that we have more control over… Read more »

DANE COUNTY LIBRARIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: NO LONGER “QUIET, PLEASE!”

Guests: Tom Linfield, Madison Community Foundation Margie Navarre Saaf, Madison Public Library Brian Simons, Verona Public LibraryIn this internet age, are libraries on the chopping block? I don’t think so!!! – and neither will you after hearing this program. A new and energized environment is inhabiting the 28 libraries in Dane County, dramatically increasing the… Read more »

THE CIVIL WAR: THE STORIES LIVE ON 150 YEARS LATER

Guest: Michael Edmonds, Librarian/Archivist, Wisconsin Historical Society The Wisconsin Historical Society is a world-renowned resource on almost anything you wish to research including The Civil War and other historical events. Michael Edmonds describes himself as a digital librarian and has led teams that mounted more than a million pages from Society collections yo the Web… Read more »

WHY DO WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE ALZHEIMER’S EARLY?

Guests: Carey Gleason, Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist and Administrator, ADRC-UW (Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center) Charlie Daniel, Diversity Coordinator, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of WisconsinAlzheimer’s researchers and educators are increasing their efforts to study younger and diverse populations including African-Americans who are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease compared to Caucasians. What do they hope to… Read more »