Posts Tagged: hank

ALES FOR ALZHEIMER’S

Guests:  Sara Alvarado, Alvarado Real Estate Group; Amy Blackford, Respite Care Coordinator, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin; Gregg Potter, Ales for Alzheimer’s Planning Committee Now billed as Madison’s largest Happy Hour – Ales for Alzheimer’s – is back for its 3rd year. On Thursday, October 25, at the Edgewater Hotel from 4:00 – 9:00… Read more »

WHEN ICE COMES KNOCKING

Guests:  Fabiola Hamden, Dane County Immigration Affairs Specialist;  Erin Barbato, Director, Immigrant Justice Clinic, UW Law School “To our local immigrant community:…In Dane County, we welcome you, we respect you, we stand with you and we want to assist you through these challenging times.” Those were the words of Dane County Executive Joe Parisi following… Read more »

YES, WE CAN COMBAT BLINDNESS

Guests: Suresh Chandra, MD, Founder and Chairman of the Board; Reena Chandra Rajpal, President of the Board; Rick Langer, Board member and volunteer, Combat Blindness, International…. Of the approximately 39 million blind people in the world, about 80% of cases are easily preventable. Combat Blindness International’s mission is to eliminate preventable blindness worldwide. The leading… Read more »

CLASSIC CLOTHING SALE SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF DANE COUNTY YOUTH

Guests: Lorraine Synder, Jean Mortenson, Nancy Carpenter, Attic Angel volunteers; Kristin Brey, Assistant Director of Strategic Collaboration, United Way…. Everybody loves a good bargain. What makes a good bargain even better is when the proceeds go to a worthy cause. For the second consecutive year, the Attic Angel Association Classic Clothing Sale on September 28-29… Read more »

FAITH COMMUNITIES LOOK TO BECOME DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AS AWARENESS BUILDS

Guests: Pastor Stephen Welch, Ripon, WI, who developed dementia-friendly faith services; Gina Green-Harris, Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, Milwaukee Regional Office You would think that faith communities of all religions, where people worship together and gather as family, would automatically be welcoming and safe places for people with Alzheimer’s or cognitive impairments and their families. The… Read more »