Taking Stress in STRIDE: Learning How to Support Brain Health

“Almost everyone experiences stress,” says Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, an epidemiologist and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.  “Stress is an underlying construct for a lot of my research. I think of it …

The Importance of Being Open: One Alumna’s Transition to Practice and Beyond

Five years ago, Kathryn Gerber, BSN, RN was a junior at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, volunteering with the Watertown Dementia Awareness Coalition.  “Before this experience, I knew what dementia was, but I …

Flex that Memory Muscle: Three Partners Promote Healthy Aging

“Today we’re continuing to focus on strategies that help us maintain and even improve our brain health,” says University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing student Laura Block. “Today’s brain health strategy is sleep,” says Block, …