This blog will be a place to post poetry written by people living with Alzheimer's disease. We will focus on poetry that is created as part of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project. We will post information and news about dementia. We hope this blog is of use to the family members who have a loved one with dementia.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Alzheimer's Poetry Day- Baraboo and Madison

Here is Karin Barreau reading her poem "Time is Here," written for her neurologist on his retirement. She will be featured at Alzheimer's Poetry Day, 11am to 1pm, on Tuesday, August 2nd, at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, WI.


Free and open to the public, the Alzheimer's Poetry Day- Madison is a celebration of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project. Fabu Carter Brisco, Madison Poet Laureate Gary Glazner, founder and Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project and Wisconsin APP Director, Lisa Auter will read classic, well-loved poems and poems written by those with Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer’s Poetry Day- Baraboo will take place 11am to 12:30pm, on Saturday, July 30th, in the cafeteria at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, 1006 Connie Road, Baraboo, WI as part of the Summerset Festival of the Arts. Featuring members of the Sauk County Writer’s Group, “The Purple Cow Poets,” and APP founder Gary Glazner

Alzheimer's Poetry Day is funded in part by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, the Helen Bader Foundation, the Madison Arts Commission and the Poetry Foundation. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.

1 comment:

  1. You guys rock! Great Idea! God Bless all the families out there dealing with this devastating disease! Please visit or for current information on Alzheimer's and Dementia and what scientists are doing to fight it!