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April 2021

Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual
Free

April is National Minority Health Month. The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute (WAI) Regional Milwaukee Office will host its 7th Annual Minority Health Month Event, Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color on April 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The program addresses health disparities…

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Memories Matter Online Yoga

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Virtual
Free

The UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA) is hosting a series of mindfully stimulating online yoga sessions every Wednesday in April. Sara Tirner, an IEA board of visitor’s member and certified yoga instructor since 2002, will lead relaxing, 30-minute yoga sessions that you can do…

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Memories Matter Online Yoga

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Virtual
Free

The UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA) is hosting a series of mindfully stimulating online yoga sessions every Wednesday in April. Sara Tirner, an IEA board of visitor’s member and certified yoga instructor since 2002, will lead relaxing, 30-minute yoga sessions that you can do…

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June 2021

Inaugural Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer Lecture

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Free

The inaugural Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer Lecture will feature guest lecturer Bradley F. Boeve, MD, Mayo Clinic. Dr. Boeve’s clinical and research interests include normal aging, neurodegenerative disorders that cause cognitive impairment or dementia, neurogenetics, prion disorders, and neurological sleep disorders. Dr. Boeve will present "Diagnosis and Management of Dementia…

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HEALTHY LIVING WITH MCI: DIET

June 18 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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