Decision-Making Options Overview

Decision-Making Options Overview

Did you know Wisconsin is not a “next of kin” state? If something happens and you are no longer able to make safe decisions about your health and finances, your spouse or family do not automatically get to make those decisions for you. Having...
Caregiving & Advocacy

Caregiving & Advocacy

Informal caregivers, also called family caregivers, make up a large number of Wisconsinites. In fact, there are an estimated 58,000 informal caregivers in the state, and these individuals provide 80% of all care to older adults and adults with disabilities! These...
Ask ADRC Specialists: Aging Advocacy Day

Ask ADRC Specialists: Aging Advocacy Day

Question: I am concerned about my quality of life while I age. I am not sure if, or how, I can make a difference. Is there any way I can get involved? Answer: An extremely important role that all of us can take when it comes to aging issues, whether you are an...
Ask I&A: Making Your Voice Heard!

Ask I&A: Making Your Voice Heard!

Question: I want to help people understand their rights and become more empowered to make their voice heard. What are some options that older adults and people with disabilities can use to advocate for themselves? Answer: There are multiple advocacy organizations that...