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The Gathering – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Annual Gathering this year!

It was yet another wonderful event, filled with learning, connecting with others, and re-energizing the mind, body & spirit. This year we focused on Dementia & Aging – an increasingly relevant topic, whether you are someone who has already been diagnosed […]

White Paper – Women & Aging: The Impact of Dementia

On October 10th & 11th, 2013, WWHF held our 7th Annual Dialogue, Women & Aging: The Impact of Dementia. The Annual Dialogue is a moderated panel discussion of state and national leaders in prevention and treatment. Attendees learn about innovative solutions and strategies that can improve healthcare outcomes for Wisconsin communities.

As a […]

Check Out Our Fall Newsletter!

Click HERE to check out our 2013 Fall Newsletter!

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

It’s November. And that mean’s it’s National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is familiar with the topic and so are some of their Annual Dialogue attendees.

We want to extend a big thank you to all of the community leaders who joined us on October 10th (Madison) and October 11 […]

The Sandwich Deluxe Generation

November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. Here is what one of our staff had to say about being a family caregiver:

Many of us have been exposed to the terms Sandwich Generation and the Family Caregiver. Whether you are in this situation or watching and supporting friends who are, one thing for sure is…it […]

The Healthy Aging Brain

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation held three trainings for the GrapeVine Project’s Faith Community Nurses on the new unit on dementia entitled The Healthy Aging Brain.

Dr. Elizabeth Chapman from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health presented the new unit to 30 nurses at the trainings in Wausau, Madison and Milwaukee.

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FREE Achilles Test & Bone Density Screenings

Join us at WWHF for a free achilles test & bone density screenings. Who:

anyone at risk

Risk Factors include:

females advanced age history of bone fracture family history of osteoporosis early menopause low calcium diet lack of exercise alcohol and tobacco use What:

Trained staff and volunteers conduct Achilles Test screenings using the GE […]

Remember Your Mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

It is a good time to schedule your mammogram. You do get your mammogram (if you are over 40) on a regular basis, right? Regular as decided together by you and your physician—this may mean every year or every other year. No excuses.

Mammograms are still the gold […]

Register Today!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to register for WWHF’s 7th Annual Dialogue – Women & Aging: The Impact of Dementia!

On October 10th & 11th WWHF is holding a moderated panel discussion of state and national leaders in prevention and treatment. Join us to learn about innovative solutions and strategies that can improve healthcare […]

World Alzheimer’s Month – Attend Our Dialogue!

The US population is aging quickly.

In 2000, an estimated 35 million people were age 65 and older. Researchers estimate that by 2030, over 70 million Americans will be age 65 or older, accounting for 1 in 5 Americans. More than 19 million Americans will be age 85 and older.

The outlook for older […]