Archives for April 2018

Foodshare Myths

By the GWAAR Legal Services Team (for reprint) FoodShare Wisconsin was created to help stop hunger and to improve nutrition and health. FoodShare helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health. Each month, people across Wisconsin get help from FoodShare. They are people of all ages who have a job but have low incomes, are living on small or fixed income, have lost their job, and are retired or disabled and not able to work. FoodShare policies are frequently talked … Read More

Relax and Feel Re-Energized This Spring!

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Stress is a part of all of our lives. A little bit keeps us on our toes and can help us perform to the best of our abilities. But caregivers often have more stress than is manageable and that stress can be overwhelming and cause health concerns. We’ve all heard of the benefits of reducing stress to improve our health and “add years to our lives.” We know we “should” do it, but how can we realistically manage stress with our busy … Read More

Caregiver Assistance News

Article from the Mauston Office Newsletter Diabetes Care and Precautions Diabetes can affect many parts of the body, and can lead to serious problems such as heart disease, blindness, kidney damage, and lower-limb amputations. People with diabetes can reduce these risks with the help of their doctors, families, and caregivers. This means controlling the levels of blood glucose (blood sugar), blood pressure, and blood lipids (cholesterol), and receiving regular preventive care. Older … Read More