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Fox Valley Memory Project: Creating a Dementia-Friendly Community

Registration required, space limited at free program helping people rethink how to live with dementia, memory issues

November 14, 2013

Many individuals and families are being touched in some way the issue of dementia and the Fox Cities is becoming a national leader in dealing with the chronic disorder of mental processes caused by brain disease or injury.
Two local experts with special insights on issues surrounding dementia will present an hour-long program at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, entitled “Fox Valley Memory Project: Creating a Dementia-Friendly Community.”
Susan McFadden, professor emerita at UW-Oshkosh, and John McFadden, memory care chaplain at Appleton Health Care Center, are helping people rethink how they live and deal with our aging population, especially those with dementia.
Free registration is required at
Attendees will be entered into a drawing to receive copies of Susan and John’s new book, “Aging Together: Dementia, Friendship & Flourishing Communities.”
The program is hosted by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. For more information or questions, email or call 920-830-1290.