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Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Developmental Disabilities
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration Fee: $30 (Reduced fee for Dane County Developmental Disability Support Providers: $15)
Join Pat Wilson from the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW) for an informative and practical discussion of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and specific issues that arise for people with developmental disabilities.
The ADAW is a non-profit organization that is designed to provide a link to resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. The ADAW is also deeply concerned with providing support to those who care for persons with dementia. Their mission is to help caregivers take care of themselves as well as provide a quality life for the person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
About the presenter:
Pat Wilson started as a volunteer Memory Loss Helpline Specialist at the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin in February 2001. She currently works part-time as a Family Support Coordinator. Pat was the primary caregiver for her father who had Alzheimer’s disease. She also works part-time as a Support Broker and was the guardian for her oldest brother who was developmentally disabled.