In the news archive 2014
November 13, 2014
WPR interview with ADAW Public Policy Director Rob Gundermann reguarding the use of antipsychotic drugs as a “chemical restraint” for those with dementia in nursing homes.
November 6, 2014
WiscNews article on Lynn Van Deuren's journey as a caregiver for her late husband Marty, who was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer's disease.
September 23, 2014
ADAW Community Education Specilist Joy Schmidt discusses normal aging and warning signs of dementia with WMTV's John Stofflet.
September 9, 2014
ADAW Executive director Paul Rusk talks with WMTV's John Stofflet about ADAW's new Madison Memory Cafe at the Warner Park Community Center.
Dementia Friendly Middleton
September 25- Joy Schmidt, Community Education Specialist, discusses dementia friendly communities on CW57's Girl Talk.
September 9- Joy Schmidt, Community Education Specialist, on CW57's Talk of the Town.
August 13- WISC-TV Editoral Director Neil Heinen on the Middleton dementia friendly initiative.
August 7- NBC15 News coverage of the Dementia Friendly Middleton ribbon cutting event.
August 7- Middleton Times-Tribune article on the Middleton initiative.
September 3- Waterloo/Marshall Courier's Diane Graff, Managing Editor, editorial on Silver Alert.
August 10- Sawyer County Record coverage. ADAW Public Policy Director Rob Gundermann quoted.
August 6- LaCrosse Tribune coverage.
August 5- Fond du Lac Reporter coverage.
August 1- Wisconsin Public Radio coverage. ADAW Public Policy Director Rob Gundermann quoted.
August 1- WISC-TV coverage. ADAW Public Policy Director Rob Gundermann quoted.
August 1- LaCrosse's WXOW coverage.
July 30- WKOW coverage of Wisconsin's new Silver Alert bill. ADAW Public Policy Director, Rob Gundermann interviewed.
May 30, 2014
WISC's For the Record: Early-onset Alzheimer's: Neil Heinen talks with veteran CBS correspondent Barry Petersen about his wife's bout with Alzheimer's disease and the book he wrote about it. Barry Peterson will share his story at ADAW's spring fundraiser, An Evening to Remember, on Friday May 30.
May 23, 2014
Wisconsin Public Radio article on aging baby boomers and dementia. Public Policy director Rob Gundermann quoted.
April 20, 2014
The Wisconsin State Journal's David Wahlberg informative two-part series on Alzheimer's and dementia. The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance's Memory Cafes, Dementia-friendly community initiative in Middleton and participation in Dane County's Dementia Specialist Support Team were mentioned. Paul Rusk and Carol Koby respond with a letter to editor.
April 11, 2014
Green Bay Press Gazette coverage from the signing of the Silver Alert bill with Governor Scott Walker by Doug Schneider.
April 10, 2014
Governor Walker to sign Silver Alert bill in Green Bay.
April 3, 2014
Silver Alert bill clears Senate.
March 14, 2014
State Senate to consider Silver Alert system.
February 17, 2014
Editorial on Silver Alert legislation
February 14, 2014
Silver Alert bill passes Assembly.
February 8, 2014
Charlie Daniel, ADAW Diversity Coordinator, discusses diversity outreach and the 4th Annual Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day with The Madison Times.