Brain Health

Brain Health Programs Coming to Sinsinawa

Brain Health Programs are being sponsored at Sinsinawa Mound in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. These programs will assist those with dementia and their care partners. Communication Tips and Strategies will be held Thursday, Feb. 7, 1-2:30 p.m. Learn ways to effectively and compassionately communicate with someone who has dementia.

Other programs will follow throughout the coming year. They include

  • • Memory CafĂ© held the last Thursday of each month, 1-2:30 p.m.;
  • • Understanding and Responding to Behavior Changes, April 18, 1-2:30 p.m.;
  • • Crossing Bridges, a series for people who have mild memory loss or are in the early stages of
  • • Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and a care partner, May 2, 9, 16, and 23, 1-3:30 p.m.;
  • • Learning among Friends, the second Thursday of each month beginning June 13, 1-2:30 p.m.; and
  • • Is It Time for Facility Care? held Aug. 22, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • • End of Life and Dementia, Oct. 24, 1-2:30 p.m.

These programs are offered free of charge, and preregistration is appreciated but not required. For more information, contact Coni LaBarbera at 608-748-4411 or visit our website at

Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque.

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