Laura L. Otto Archives

UWM partners on project to prevent dementia-related crises

April 25, 2019

By Laura L. Otto The early signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often subtle, such as when a grandparent’s family recipes start to taste a bit different. Many families don’t seek medical help for their loved ones until these small changes give way to bigger problems. But paying attention to such changes is important, especially for… [Read More]

UWM program trains paramedics as community health partners

April 26, 2018

By Laura L. Otto Kendria Donaldson thought the career she wanted was traditional nursing. Then, when her boyfriend’s brother joined the Milwaukee Fire Department, she considered a different option. Becoming a firefighter would still allow her to help people with their health, but in a way that would build long-term wellness rather than just provide… [Read More]