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Issue 31 | September 2022 Fall Community Lecture on October 12, Walking to reduce Alzheimer’s disease and dementia risk, Brain inflammation may link Alzheimer’s risk, sleep disturbance, The Dementia Care Research Project, Highlights from the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

Issue 31 | July 2022 'Dementia Matters' launches AAIC 2022 preview series for podcast listeners, Dementia linked to untreated vision impairment in older adults, UW–Madison Alzheimer’s disease experts featured in Badger Talks series, Study shows do-not-resuscitate orders can lead to worse care, higher death rates, Stay connected for your health and wellness

Issue 30 | June 2022 June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, Mind Readers book club summer pick, Investigators receive grant to develop dementia assessment toolkit with American Indian communities, Alcohol and the brain podcast episode, Dementia Care Research Project

Issue 29 | May 2022 - The Future Needs Us Now: Let’s make Alzheimer’s disease a distant memory, Dr. Nathaniel Chin honored with 2022 Alzheimer's Association Professional Award, 'Breaking the Silence' on dementia in communities of color, How studying ethnic subgroups can improve research, Food for brain health

Issue 28 | April 2022 - Celebrating National Volunteer Week, African Americans are at a higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease, Fair and open housing and its role in health outcomes, April marks National Minority Health Month, Improving Alzheimer’s disease research for Veterans and Native Americans, Alzheimer’s Association 36th Annual Wisconsin State Conference

Issue 27 | March 2022 - Put a spring in your step for better brain health, Neuroimaging technology used to study overlap of cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease, ‘Determined’ to air on NOVA, Seeking study participants and partners for Participant Advisory Council, Mind Readers book club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Wisconsin ADRC YouTube Channel

Issue 26 | February 2022 - Celebrate, appreciate and inspire caregivers, Brain Health Bingo, Black History Month: Black Health and Wellness, Mind Readers book club, cataract surgery may reduce dementia risk, nasal vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease enters clinical trial

Issue 25 | January 2022 - Mask up and stay healthy in the new year, Wisconsin ADRC receives grant to study SuperAgers, Get outside more in 2022, Listen to ‘Dementia Matters’ on the radio or online, Books can benefit brain health

2021

Issue 24 | December 2021 - Physical activity is a game changer, Partnership connects ADRC with South Madison, WRAP history published in 20th anniversary timeline, Top 5 'Dementia Matters' of the past year

Issue 23 | November 2021 - November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, 'Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI),' Alzheimer's disease in the Latino community, commit to connect, global challenges in dementia diagnosis, virtual and in-person events

Issue 22 | October 2021 - We're in this together: Message from Nathaniel Chin, MD, Memories Matter Livestream, 'High-Octane Brain', diet modifications that may help reduce cognitive decline, WRAP celebrates 20 years: In this month’s video, Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, discusses the benefits of physical activity and how it relates to Alzheimer's disease

Issue 21 | September 2021 - Solomon Carter Fuller Brain Health Celebration, 'Healthy Living with MCI: Exercise Your Way to Better Brain Health,' UW–Madison researchers receive NIA funding to study gut health in relation to Alzheimer's disease, 'Tackling Stigma and Alzheimer's Disease within the AAPI Community,' Successful drive thru event with free resources and vaccine clinic

Issue 20 | August 2021 - UW at AAIC 2021, Black Leaders for Brain Health, Mind Readers book club hosts Dr. Michelle Braun, creativity in dementia caregiving, Aducanumab Q & A 

Issue 19 | July 2021 - Aducanumab Q & A, WRAP celebrates 20 years, Spanish language 'BrainGuide,' new episode of 'Dementia Matters,' quit smoking for brain health

Issue 18 | June 2021 - Celebrating the 100th episode of 'Dementia Matters,' aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, new UW Center for Health Disparities Research, Mind Readers to host book club event, AHEAD Study is seeking participants, Dr. Michelle Braun joins the podcast and 'Healthy Living with MCI' class, Aging with Pride

Issue 17 | May 2021 - Mind Readers book club, breakthroughs in biomarker imaging, exciting updates from the Puglielli Lab, managing inappropriate sexual behavior in Alzheimer's disease, 'Breaking the Silence' recap

Issue 16 | April 2021 - "6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease,” Amazing Grace Chorus virtual rehearsals, Dementia Care Research Core (DCRC) Recruitment Registry seeking volunteers, study finds link between living in disadvantaged neighborhoods and brain shrinkage, declining brain function

Issue 15 | March 2021 - CDC's new guidance for fully vaccinated people, Day of the Badger IEA Trivia Night, financial issues and their link to dementia, swallowing disorder tips for caregivers, our fall virtual event series

Issue 14 | February 2021 - Volunteers needed for research studies, COVID-19 vaccines, music and memory loss, tips for emergency department visits, Alzheimer's Poetry Project

Issue 13 | January 2021 - New Year's greeting, WRAP's 20th year, COVID-19 vaccine updates, blood tests for predicting Alzheimer's disease

2020

Issue 12 | December 2020 - Vitamin deficiency and its impact on brain health, Facebook Live series, Poetry contest

Issue 11 | November 2020 - Importance of early diagnosis, Virtual caregiver summit, Improving emergency department visits for people with dementia

Issue 10 | October 2020 - Updated CDC language on COVID-19, Assisting voters with cognitive impairment, Volunteer opportunities with New Friends, Intermittent fasting and the brain

Issue 9 | September 2020 - Research study updates, Sex differences in Alzheimer's disease risk, A documentary about Alzheimer's disease research, Recent brunch delivery outreach program

Issue 8 | August 2020 - Upcoming virtual Alzheimer's disease-related events, UW researchers at AAIC, Research on neighborhoods and neurons, Importance of brain donation

Issue 7 | July 2020 - Restarting research on campus, Scientists find new gene linked to Alzheimer's disease, New online educational series, Oprah magazine examines Alzheimer's risk in African Americans, Free registration for AAIC 2020

Issue 6 | June 2020 - White Coats for Black Lives, Genetics and Alzheimer's disease risk, Long-distance caregiving, Research into the link between exercise and enhanced brain function

Issue 5 | May 29, 2020 - Stressful life events and Alzheimer's disease risk, Brain health resource guide, Long-distance caregiving and connecting

Issue 4 | May 15, 2020 - Mindfulness and meditation, A documentary about Alzheimer's disease, Telehealth visits, Caregiver resources

Issue 3 | May 1, 2020 - Biomarker research, The return of victory gardens, Caregiver resources

Issue 2 | April 17, 2020 - Gut microbiome and Alzheimer's disease, Tips for exercising at home, Caregiver resources

Issue 1 | April 3, 2020 - Online exercise classes, Be wary of scams, Tips for eating for brain health, Caregiver resources

 

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