Events

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A graphic promoting the Calming Computer Jitters: Age-Friendly Computer Training classes organized by the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
2019 Fisher St
Madison, WI, 53713
Join the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and African Americans Fighting Alzheimer’s in Midlife (AA-FAIM) on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for lunch, giveaways, and easy-to-understand computer instruction tailored to all skill levels. This event is free and open to all. Transportation available.
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Public domain image of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller
10:00 am 2:00 pm
TPC Wisconsin (formerly Cherokee Country Club)
5000 N Sherman Ave
Madison WI, 53704
Register by March 21 to attend this year's Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller celebration, named after the first African American psychiatrist and a pioneer in Alzheimer’s disease research. It is held annually to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease in the African American community and provide education and resources to encourage a brain healthy lifestyle. Dr. Lisa Barnes, the Alla V. and Solomon Jesmer professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine within the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University in Chicago, will present the keynote address.

Past Events

1:00 pm 3:30 pm
To celebrate Black History Month, the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and the African Americans Fighting Alzheimer’s in Midlife (AA-FAIM) study have teamed up with Janice Hughes from the Fitchburg Commission on Aging to host a screening of Dr. Charles Taylor's film, “Leaders of Madison’s Black Renaissance.” This event is free and open to all. A Q&A with the film’s producer will immediately follow the viewing.
9:30 am 11:30 am
Designed to help people across Wisconsin live and cope with an MCI diagnosis. Join Nathaniel Chin, MD, and Bonnie Nuttkinson, MS, from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, along with Michelle Braun, PhD, to learn more about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The program will end with a Q&A session. Free and open to all. Register to attend each program in person throughout the year at one of three locations across Wisconsin in Brown, Dodge or Rock counties. Or, register to attend programs for free online via Zoom.
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Join fellow healthcare professionals for the 21st Annual Update in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. The two-day program provides health care professionals with updates on best practices in memory and dementia care.
1:00 pm 1:45 pm
Join National Institute on Aging (NIA) for the "Innovating for Inclusion: Making Clinical Research More Diverse" webinar. Speakers include Shenikqua Bouges, MD, and Taryn James, PhD, from the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. They will offer insights and resources to help support the inclusion of more diverse participants in dementia research.
4:30 pm 7:30 pm
Free and open to all, this community educational event will offer news about cutting-edge research in Alzheimer's disease and provide information to help people improve brain health and live healthier lives. The Fall Community Conversation will feature University of Wisconsin faculty discussing new treatment options for Alzheimer's disease. The event will begin with a healthy aging resource fair and refreshments and end with a Q&A panel with the evening's presenters.
9:30 am 11:30 am
Designed to help people across Wisconsin live and cope with an MCI diagnosis. Join Nathaniel Chin, MD, and Bonnie Nuttkinson, MS, from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, along with Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, to learn more about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The program will end with a Q&A session. Free and open to all. Register to attend each program in person throughout the year at one of three locations across Wisconsin in Brown, Dodge or Rock counties. Or, register to attend programs for free online via Zoom.
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3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Free and open to the public, 'MEN IN MOTION' is a fitness and outreach program held at the UW South Madison Partnership office. The program focuses on gentle exercise, diet and healthy practices. The fitness component instructs participants in light stretching, aerobics and physical movement exercises.
8:00 am 9:30 am
Join Drs. Sanjay Asthana, Carey Gleason, Cindy Carlsson and Sterling Johnson for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and light refreshments as we celebrate the opening of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center's Community Data Collection Site at the UW South Madison Partnership (UWSMP) office.
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Gather your golfing buddies and enjoy a day of fun at The Meadows of Six Mile Creek in Waunakee, WI, all while raising funds for UW–Madison Alzheimer’s disease research programs!
9:30 am 11:30 am
Designed to help people across Wisconsin live and cope with an MCI diagnosis. Join Nathaniel Chin, MD, and Bonnie Nuttkinson, MS, from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, along with Jennifer McAlister, BA, from the Alzheimer's Association Wisconsin Chapter, and Barbara Bendlin, PhD, to learn more about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The program will end with a Q&A session. Free and open to all. Register to attend each program in person throughout the year at one of three locations across Wisconsin in Brown, Dodge or Rock counties. Or, register to attend programs for free online via Zoom.