Nutrition Staff Spotlight

Nutrition Staff Spotlight

This past March marked the 50th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program, which includes our Homebound Meal and Community Cafe programs. In honor of this anniversary, we are highlighting our Rockstar staff that keep our programs running smoothly. Meet...

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...
It’s the Disease, Not the Person

It’s the Disease, Not the Person

Dementia is one of the most challenging diseases to experience and one of the most challenging to be the care partner of. It can be difficult to stay empathetic when the person with dementia seems to be doing things on purpose to frustrate us. Let’s talk about a...
Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis Prevention

What is osteoporosis? According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis “is a condition where bones become thin and lose their strength, as they become less dense and their quality is reduced. This can lead to broken bones, which cause pain,...
Medicare’s Coverage of Care at Home

Medicare’s Coverage of Care at Home

Home health care includes a wide range of health and social services delivered in your home to treat illness or injury. If you qualify for the home health benefit, Medicare covers: Skilled nursing services provided up to seven days per week for generally no more than...
Ask I&A: Transportation Options

Ask I&A: Transportation Options

Question: I recently had some physical health challenges and now my doctor is saying I should no longer drive. How am I going to get to my appointments? What about visiting my friends? Answer: Being able to drive and having access to a vehicle is a huge staple of...