Archives for September 2017

Seniors Living at Home

Seniors Living at Home By the GWAAR Legal Services Team (for reprint) Nearly 90% of people over age 65 want to stay at home for as long as possible, according to AARP.  Living independently can be very good for a senior’s mental health and can have many other positive impacts.  In fact, many seniors are living at home. The U.S. Census Bureau found that 11 million, or 28% of people over age 65, lived alone at the time of the census. While this can be extremely positive, there are some risks … Read More

Remote Interpreter Services Pilot with the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH)

The ADRC of Eagle Country is participating in a pilot project with the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) to bring remote interpreter services into our offices. Our staff will have access to an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter from ODHH through a computer program which allows for on-demand interpretation services through the internet. Please feel free to contact the ADRC office to learn more about this exciting new program.   In addition, the ADRC office has a hearing … Read More