How Dementia May Affect People

Dementia affects every person differently. Each person is a unique individual and that does not change with dementia. Not everyone with dementia will exhibit the same symptoms, with the same rate of progression. Although each individual is unique, the following are...

Signs of Dementia

By: Pam Kul-Berg Dementia Care Specialist for the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is important and knowing some warning signs can be helpful. Early diagnosis can allow individuals...

What is Dementia?

What is Dementia?

Dementia is a general term describing a set of symptoms that can be present in many different health conditions. The symptoms are severe enough to interfere with an individual’s daily living. They include changes in abilities related to: Memory Communication and...

Raise Awareness!

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month. We know there are over 5.3 million individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. It is important to remember the people this number represents - the individuals living with the disease and their...

Elder Abuse Awareness Day Recognized

Elder Abuse Awareness Day Recognized

Members of the Elder Abuse Prevention I-Team are pictured, front row, from left, Jessica Denson Myhre, Maria Johnson, Kim Wuethrich and Jean Sinkule. Second row, from left, Chris Beer, Luann Radke, Pam Kul-Berg, Laura Vorpahl and Lynn Brooks. Third row, from left,...

Dementia 101

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? This one of the most common questions asked. Dementia is a general term that describes a set of symptoms that can be present in many different health conditions. These symptoms include difficulties with...