My Two Elaines

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Event Category: Special Adult Program

Target Audience: Adults (18+), all ages welcome

Meet former Wisconsin governor Martin Schreiber as he discusses his book My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver about being an Alzheimer’s caregiver for his wife, Elaine.  Autographed copies of the book will also be for sale.

Wednesday, December 6 @ 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. (two presentations!)
Germantown Community Room
Presentation with question & answer session and reception to follow.

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