7/31/17 – Dodge County is among seven counties in the state that will be sharing $400-thousand dollars to work collaboratively with local partners to increase the dementia-capability of their crisis response systems. This is the second round of Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants announced by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Dodge County is receiving a $67,431 grant. In 2015, it was estimated that 115-thousand Wisconsin residents had Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. By the year 2040, that number is expected to increase to 242-thousand people.