Alzheimer’s talk and memory screenings offered as part of the 8th Annual Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening event
As part of the eighth annual Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW), are hosting a free public talk about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in the African American community, along with a caregiver workshop, a healthy cooking demonstration and confidential memory screenings .
On Friday, February 16, Dr. Cerise Elliott, National Institutes on Aging, will present “Advancing Health Disparities Research in the African American Community” on from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Fountain of Life Covenant Church, 633 W. Badger Rd. in Madison.
Free confidential memory screenings are offered on Saturday, February 17 along with a caregiver workshop, healthy cooking demonstration and health fair from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Village on Park, 2300 S. Park St. in Madison. To schedule a memory screening call ADAW, 608.232.3400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The last memory screening appointment of the day will be at 2:15 p.m. Walk-in appointments available.
All events are free and open to the public. Visit www.adrc.wisc.edu/events for more details.
The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is focused on improving early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, identifying risk and protective factors, and finding ways to delay onset and progression. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved in research studies at www.adrc.wisc.edu. The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that connects people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers with community resources and offers early stage and caregiver education programs. Learn about living with memory loss and caregiver resources at www.alzwisc.org.