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Savor Wisconsin For The Holidays

Guest: Christine Lindner, Wisconsin’s 63rd Alice in Dairyland “Something Special from Wisconsin” is a great way to flavor up the holidays says Christine Lindner, Wisconsin’s Alice in Dairyland. Whether it’s a holiday meal or a gift basket of Wisconsin products, the best choices are often from our own backyard. Wisconsin’s $59 billion agriculture industry provides… Read more »

Up Close And Personal With John and Barbara DeMain

Guests: John DeMain, Music Director, Madison Symphony Orchestra Barbara DeMain, wife, supporter and former promoter of classical music concerts They first met in Houston. She was there on a concert assignment from her home in Germany. He was there conducting and offered her a ride to the concert hall. The conversation was good and it… Read more »

There’s More To Dementia Than Alzheimer’s Disease

Guests: Dr. Cindy Carlsson – Assistant Professor, Geriatrics UW School of Medicine and Public Heath and Madison VA GRECC. Medical Director, VA Memory Assessment Clinic Mary Reines – Program Director, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver’s Month. The two come together on this program as… Read more »

The Future Of Medicare and Health Care

Guest: Nino Amato, President and Executive Director – Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG) Now that the campaign rhetoric has calmed down, what exactly is the state of Medicare and health care in general? Public opinion polls show Americans are fairly equally divided on their support or opposition to the health care reform legislation, but… Read more »

The Spectrum Of Caregiving

Guests: Marilyn Lawler, Director of Community Education, Independent Living, Inc. Pat Wilson, Family Support Specialist, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Margo Belz, Caregiver Support Coordinator, HospiceCare, Inc. Caregiving is a family issue, a health issue, and a growing challenge in our aging society. Most caregiving falls upon family members who take on the unpaid… Read more »