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Road Scholar, the nation’s largest educational travel institution for adults.

Road Scholar provides opportunities for older family caregivers in Wisconsin to benefit from the learning, community, and rejuvenation that are the hallmarks of a Road Scholar learning adventure. Participants experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities by land and by sea on travel adventures designed for boomers and beyond. Through the Helen Daniels Bader Fund, a Bader … Continued

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Congratulations to 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Anne Basting!

Anne has been a long-time leader enhancing the quality of life of adults living with dementia in Milwaukee, the State of Wisconsin and throughout the world. In 1998, Anne created TimeSlips, a simple revolution in elder care by infusing creativity into care relationships and systems. Today, facilitators share the creative storytelling method in care communities, … Continued

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Plan Commission OKs north side apartments, museum

October 17, 2016 – Read story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A plan to create apartments and a new home for America’s Black Holocaust Museum on Milwaukee’s north side, as well as a separate proposal for a new north side office building, have both received preliminary city zoning approval. Maures Development Group LLC and J. Jeffers … Continued

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Inspiration, loving memories help spark rebirth for West Side playground

October 20, 2016 – Read the full article from OnMilwaukee. In 1996, Wright Street Playground was renamed for Marcus DeBack, a nine-year-old boy and innocent bystander who was shot and killed on the playground while leading a younger boy away from violence which had erupted on the basketball court. For Alderman Michael J. Murphy, who … Continued

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Geriatrics Education: Teaching for Tomorrow

Read the full story from UW-Madison School of Nursing. “In order to improve geriatric care, we have to go upstream and help the educators who are preparing those who are entering nursing practice,” says Colleen Gullickson, PhD, RN, GNP, Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at Edgewood College’s Henry Predolin School of Nursing in … Continued

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Community Newsletter: MyRide has impact on Racine County seniors

October 16, 2016 – Read the full article from The Journal Times. In March of last year, the Volunteer Center began a senior transportation program called MyRide. The concept is to support seniors 55 years and older to live independently in their own homes as long as they are able. MyRide provides transportation to medical … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies to relocate to Milwaukee’s central city

August 3, 2016 – Read the full article in the Milwaukee Business Journal. “Bader Philanthropies Inc. will relocate from Milwaukee’s tony 3rd Ward to a new $8 million headquarters on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee’s central city Harambee neighborhood. Bader Philanthropies said Wednesday the new location at 3318 North King Drive … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies moving HQ to King Drive

August 3, 2016 – Read the full story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Bader Philanthropies Inc. is going all in on Milwaukee’s central city. One of the Milwaukee area’s largest foundations will be moving its headquarters to a building that will be redeveloped on King Drive, creating an $8 million investment. The two-story headquarters, a renovated … Continued

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Groups to provide $1 million for YMCA’s urban mission

June 29, 2016 – Read the full story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee announced Wednesday a public-private consortium will provide $1 million to invest in the organization’s urban mission. The Milwaukee Y also named Jack Takerian as interim chief executive officer while the board identifies a permanent replacement for Julie … Continued

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Dealing with Dementia: What To Do

May 2, 2016 – Watch the full segment featured on Wisconsin Eye “What can you do to fight – or delay – dementia? Plenty, experts say. Go to one of the dozens of clinics statewide that offer one-stop diagnosis, for example, advises Helen Ramon of Bader Philanthropies. Stay active. Watch what you eat and drink. … Continued