Ask I&A: Social Security & POA

Ask I&A: Social Security & POA

Question: I receive Social Security income and I am having some issues managing my finances. Is there anyone who can help me? Answer: First, check your natural supports. These are family, friends, and fellow members of community groups who would be willing to help...
Ask I&A: Ramps & Legal Resources

Ask I&A: Ramps & Legal Resources

Question: I am in need of help getting a ramp built at my home and do not know where to start to look for assistance with this. Where can I go that might be able to help me out with not only having a ramp built but also help with the cost? Answer: It sounds like you...

Advocacy in Action – Caregivers

“Wisconsin faces a critical shortage of direct care workers that leaves families and individuals struggling to meet care needs at the same time that the percentage of the population age 65 and older is increasing.” This quote, taken from the State of...
How to Choose an Attorney

How to Choose an Attorney

For reprint by GWAAR Legal Services Team When the need for a private attorney arises, locating and hiring the right attorney can be intimidating and confusing. A potential client must balance his or her need for representation with the associated costs as well as...

Aging Advocacy Day 2022 Recap

On May 11, 2022, the Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network (WAN) sponsored Aging Advocacy Day, an annual event designed to educate and empower Wisconsinites to advocate with their state legislators on issues affecting older adults. The event included an educational session...
National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day (HNDD) takes place on April 16 each year to educate and motivate our community about the importance of documenting your healthcare wishes. Now more than ever with our current health crisis, people are thinking about the care they...