Community Initiatives

Milwaukee Aging Consortium

The Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center is proud to be a founding member of the Milwaukee Aging Consortium, a networking and educational group in southeastern Wisconsin for professionals in the field of aging. Meetings are held free-of-charge on the second Thursday of every other month at locations throughout the community. Professionals from every sector of care and all levels of service are welcome to attend. Our meeting format is as follows:

8:30 - 9:00am Coffee and Networking Time
9:00 - 9:15am Introductions
9:15 - 10:15am Presentation
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion and Wrap-Up

2016 Calendar

January 14, 2016
Topic: Understanding Grief and Healing Among Service Providers
Speaker: Pete Reinl, Director of Grief Support Services, Church and Chapel Funeral Homes
Location: St. Camillus, 10200 W. Bluemound Rd., Wauwatosa, WI

March 10, 2016
Topic: My Brother Lies About Everything: How Elder Mediation Solves Family Conflict
Speaker: Rachel Monaco-Wilcox, Chair of Justice Department, Mount Mary University

Location: Villa St. Francis, 1910 W. Ohio Ave., Milwaukee, WI

May 12, 2016
Topic: Operation Stronger Together: Helping Caregivers Cope, Learn & Survive the Heroics of Caregiving
Speaker: Former Wisconsin Governor Martin Schreiber and Tim Harrington, Alzheimer's Association
Location: Clement Manor Independent Apartments, 9405 W. Howard Ave., Greenfield, WI

July 14, 2016
Topic: Adapting to Baby Boomer's Expectations
Speaker: Eric Grosso, Economist & Demographer, Wisconsin DHS
Location: Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, WI

September 8, 2016
Topic: Best Practices in Working with Hearing Impaired Older Adults
Speaker: HEAR Wisconsin
Location: Golden Living Heritage Square, 5404 W. Loomis Rd., Milwaukee, WI

November 10, 2016
Topic: Dementia Capable Wisconsin Update
Speaker: Brian Shoup, Carrie Molke, and Michele Hill, Wisconsin DHS
Location: iCare, 1555 N. Rivercenter Dr., Milwaukee, WI


2017 Dates

  • January 12
  • March 9
  • May 11
  • July 13
  • September 14
  • November 9
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