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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

Propecia side effects

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 … Propecia side effects

Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly

Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly.  The will all display the Purple Angel symbol to show their support and awareness to persons with dementia and their caregivers. 1,039 people in Baraboo have been trained. The Ribbon Cutting on March 7th was a celebration of Baraboo becoming a Dementia Friendly Community.     Organizations who have taken … Read More

Recognize Caregiver Burnout

Providing care for an aging or disabled loved one is probably one of the hardest jobs you will ever do. Assisting with daily cares such as dressing, grooming, bathing and walking is physically challenging. Maneuvering through the maze of medical and social services can be trying and time-consuming. Watching your loved one’s ability to care for him/herself deteriorate is emotionally difficult. And the changes in your personal, social and work life due to your role as a caregiver may leave you … Read More

New Phone Scam: Quartz and Badgercare

By the GWAAR Legal Services Team (for reprint) Quartz is a new HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) that will be providing services for Badger-Care Plus members starting January 1, 2018. Please be aware that spam phone calls are being made using the Quartz name. If you get a phone call from someone saying they are from Quartz and asking for personal and financial information, hang up right away. Do not provide any personal or financial information. If you would like more information or would … Read More