Summer 2019 service learning course: Community supports for people with dementia

By 2035, some 202,000 Wisconsinites will be living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. More than two-thirds of people with dementia are cared for in the community by family members and friends.

What will you do as a future professional, to improve care and supports for people living with dementia and their family caregivers?

As part of this service learning course, students volunteer 25 hours over the semester with community partners on projects ranging from Music and Memory programs, to memory screenings, to dementia friendly business trainings, to state policy proposals.

Enrollment for Summer 2019 is open now. Course size is capped at 30 students.

See the Center for Aging Research and Education website for more information.

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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta Farsetta on 01/15/2019.