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Published on November 01, 2013

Dean Foundation Offering Free Memory Screens

Middleton, WI – By the time we are old enough to qualify for Medicare, there is a one in eight chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Early detection is a critical step to receiving the best possible medical help, so throughout November and early December Dean Foundation will offer free memory screens to area adults and seniors.  

“It is absolutely critical to catch Alzheimer’s as early as possible,” explains Dean Foundation Medical Director, Anne Koplin, MD. “While there is no cure for the disease, early detection allows more time to potentially slow or delay the onset of symptoms.”

Anyone is welcome to take advantage of this community service, especially those with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, memory concerns, or anyone who wants to have their memory checked now to have the results for future comparison.

A memory screen takes only about 15 minutes and each screen will be performed by a qualified healthcare professional. Those unable to attend one of the free memory screen events listed below, can schedule a free memory screen by calling Dean Foundation’s Middleton office at (608) 827-2333. Walk-ins are also welcome throughout November, Mondays through Thursdays between 9am – 4 pm. 

Tuesday, November 5th
Middleton Senior Center: 10 am - 2 pm
7448 Hubbard Ave., Middleton, WI
No Appointment Necessary

 

Tuesday, November 12th
Verona Senior Center: 10 am - 2 pm
108 Paoli St., Verona, WI
No Appointment Necessary

 

Wednesday, November 20th
Monona Senior Center: 12pm - 4pm
1011 Nichols St., Monona, WI
For an appointment: 222-3415

 

Thursday, November 7th
Waunakee Senior Center: 10 am - 2 pm
333 S. Madison St., Waunakee, WI
For an appointment: 849-8385

 

Thursday, November 14th
Madison Senior Center: 1 pm - 3:30 pm
330 W. Mifflin St., Madison, WI
For an appointment: 266-6581

 

Tuesday, December 3rd
West Madison Senior Center 8:30am-12pm
602 Sawyer Terrace, Madison, WI
No Appointment Necessary

For More Information

For more information or to arrange an interview with one of our Dean providers or staff, contact please contact External Communications Manager Kim Sveum at (608) 294-6080 or email kim.sveum@deancare.com.

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