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...
ADRC Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Greenheck

ADRC Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Greenheck

Hello beloved ADRC Magazine reader and welcome to “Our Volunteers Are Amazing” meet and greet! We shine this month’s spotlight on Michelle Greenheck, Doctor of Physical Therapy. Michelle has conducted many of the Body Mechanics classes here at ADRC....
Test Your Salt Knowledge

Test Your Salt Knowledge

Many people know that we consume too much salt in our diets but aren’t aware of other salt nutrition facts. See how much you know about salt! 1. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2020-2025), recommends for most people 14 years and older, sodium intake should...
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...
Resource Corner: FoodShare

Resource Corner: FoodShare

FoodShare is a great resource in the community that helps people who are low-income. This program helps many people through difficult times by providing funds to pay for groceries. Many people do not know about the program or how to apply, and the process is simple....
Tips to Make Healthier Food Choices

Tips to Make Healthier Food Choices

Spring is the perfect time of year to start making small changes with healthier food choices. Here are some recommendations on where to start incorporating healthier food choices in your diet. Find Balance in Your Meals To be sure we are getting plenty of nutrients...