Archives for July 2013

The Mauston Office participates in NOW 92.1 FM’s Million Penny Challenge!

(Click on the pictures below to enlarge them) Last Thursday was an exciting day for the Mauston ADRC Office! They had the privilege of being  a host for NOW 92.1 FM's Million Penny Challenge. The station embarked on this effort to try and raise one-million pennies ($10,000) for the American Cancer Society. 92.1 drove around to local businesses and gave them a chance to promote their services, and allowing community members to stop by and drop off donations. The WRJC truck was parked out in … Read More

Impact of Hearing Loops

As an advocate for older adults and people with disabilities, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country is providing awareness on technology making a substantial difference for individuals with hearing loss. "What I experienced last Sunday was nothing short of a miracle.  For the first time in many, many years I was able to hear every single word said in church along with every note of music.  I cannot express my thankfulness in words.  It was truly one of my most memorable … Read More

Cutting the Red Tape – How an ADRC Benefits Specialist helped a customer apply for Disability

Dear Trish Vandre, Director of the ADRC office in Baraboo: Hello from Reedsburg! In October  1977, four blocks from home, I fell asleep driving.  Totaled the vehicle, heart stopped 3 times, broke every bone in my face,  lost a dozen teeth, cracked the first 3 vertebrae, caught right boot on the brake pad —to break right ankle. Comatose for 44 days, from the scene of accident taken to trauma hospital by Flight for Life helicopter in Denver, Colorado.  Inpatient and outpatient at Craig … Read More