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June 2021

HEALTHY LIVING WITH MCI: DIET

June 18, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Virtual
Free

Join us for "Healthy Living with MCI: Diet." Attendees will learn about the connections between diet and brain health. The following presenters will offer their expertise during the class: Dr. Michelle Braun, a neuropsychologist and national leader in the field of brain health. Dr. Braun…

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July 2021

Mind Readers Book Club: Discussion with Jason Karlawish

July 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online/Zoom
Free
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Join the Mind Readers book club event for a discussion via Zoom with Dr. Jason Karlawish, author of "The Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It."

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Drive Thru Resource Fair and Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

July 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Penn Park, 2101 Fisher Street
Madison, WI 53713
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Free

With a drive-thru format and social distancing, come learn more about healthy aging, eating well, free COVID-19 vaccinations and opportunities to participate in research. Plus, meet former Wisconsin Badger and NFL running back, Montee Ball!

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August 2021

Aducanumab Q & A

August 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn more about aducanumab (marketed as Aduhelm) from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center via a Facebook Live presentation.

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Langdon Club Annual Social to Benefit UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s

August 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
V. Collective Penthouse & Sky Lounge, 833 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
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$150.00

You’re invited to this year’s Langdon Club Annual Social on Friday, August 27, in Chicago. Each ticket for admission includes access to a premium open bar, gourmet food stations and hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, photo ops with the Heisman Trophy and former University of Wisconsin-Madison athletes and more. Every dollar generated at the Langdon Club Annual Social will be matched by a generous donor and contributed directly to the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s.

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September 2021

Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Exercise Your Way to Better Brain Health

September 17, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online/Zoom
Free

Join the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center for "Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Exercise Your Way to Better Brain Health," and learn about the benefits of physical activity in healthy brain aging

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Mind Readers Book Club: Discussion with Dr. Michelle Braun

September 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online/Zoom
Free

You're invited: Mind Readers book club discussion with host Dr. Lindsay Clark, an investigator with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and Dr. Michelle Braun, author of "High-Octane Brain: 5 Science-Based Steps to Sharpen Your Memory and Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer's."

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October 2021

Register to Join Memories Matter Livestream: Supporting Research, Health Equity and Patient Care

October 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Join the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s for an online panel discussion about its mission to end Alzheimer’s disease through research, health equity and patient care. Speakers will include Sanjay Asthana, MD, Nathaniel Chin, MD, Carey Gleason, PhD, MS, Gina Green-Harris, MBA, Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS, and Sterling Johnson, PhD. Panelists will highlight the latest advancements happening at UW–Madison to help protect memories and ultimately find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. This special program will be hosted by sportscaster Matt Lepay, the radio voice for the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball and football teams and a member of the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s Board of Visitors.

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November 2021

Shop Kendra Scott to support the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s

November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021
Kendra Scott at Hilldale Shopping Center, 470 N. Midvale Blvd.
Madison, WI 53705
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November 6 and 7 — 20% of all sales at Kendra Scott online and in-store at Hilldale Shopping Center in Madison will be donated to the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s. These donations will go towards the Greatest Needs Fund to support our goal to end Alzheimer’s disease. Start your holiday shopping early, or treat yourself some beautiful jewelry!

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Giving Tuesday is November 30

November 30, 2021

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are working to improve the lives of people affected by this devastating diagnosis. This year, on Giving Tuesday, consider a donation to the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer's. Your support will…

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