Ask I&A: Options Counseling & Ombudsman

Ask I&A: Options Counseling & Ombudsman

Question: What does Options Counseling mean? Answer: Options Counseling is a decision-support process where customers are assisted by ADRC Information & Assistance Specialists to evaluate and weigh their long-term care service options. Options Counseling helps...
Farmers Market Week!

Farmers Market Week!

Farmers Market Week is celebrated the first full week of August (7th – 13th). There are many things to celebrate and enjoy at the local farmers markets; from fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat to locally harvested honey, jams, and homemade treats. They offer a...
Ask I&A: Making a Discharge Plan

Ask I&A: Making a Discharge Plan

Life throws unexpected curve balls and sometimes you may find yourself recovering from an unexpected injury or illness in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. Sometimes, the recovery is planned, such as following a scheduled surgery. Whatever the scenario,...
TAP Hearing Aid Assistance

TAP Hearing Aid Assistance

For reprint by GWAAR Legal Services Team The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced an increase in hearing aid assistance (HAA) funding through the Telecommunications Assistance Program (TAP). TAP HAA provides funding toward the purchase of new and...
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...
Can We Talk About Caregiving?

Can We Talk About Caregiving?

Tips to Support Family Caregivers Caregivers are an essential part of our healthcare system. Many people, though, don’t see themselves as a “caregiver,” and as a result, don’t realize the critical role that they play. Here are five tips from...