Archives for Ingrid Kovars

Dementia – Steering into the Skid Event

A dementia friendly community is one that cares about its neighbors; one that listens to the feelings of its residents with dementia; one that sees the signs; one that understands the needs; and one that acts. It’s a place where people with dementia will live as independently as possible. Where they will be valued and respected. Where they will engage in activities that we all take for granted and will be supported as these activities become more difficult. Where the changes in the person … Read More

November 19 – Regional Veterans Conference/Resource Fair – Save the Date!

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Customized fact sheets show how Governor Evers’ budget helps our community

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) have created county fact sheets that show how the Governor’s budget invests in the people of your community. There is a fact sheet for every one of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. These fact sheets will answer your questions about the budget, and also allow you to see how it directly benefits your community. I am sure you will find these fact sheets to be a great tool in understanding the budget and what it can do for our … Read More

Gov. Evers Announces the Popular SeniorCare Program Will Continue for the Next Decade

Gov. Evers Announces the Popular SeniorCare Program Will Continue for the Next Decade The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approves terms and conditions to extend the prescription drug assistance program MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified the Department of Health Services (DHS) that it approved a 10-year extension for the SeniorCare prescription drug program. The news comes just after CMS announced it … Read More

2019 Aging Advocacy Day

Join Us May 14, 2019, at the State Capitol!   Register now with this form! https://gwaar.org/aging-advocacy-day-2019   Join other advocates and help educate state legislators about important issues affecting Wisconsin’s aging and disability populations! Wisconsin has a long, proud history of grassroots advocacy. Become a part of the citizen-led initiatives that make a difference!   No experience necessary; training is provided prior to your meetings with state … Read More