Archives for Regional Information

Silver Alert program goes into effect August 1, 2014

The ADRC is pleased to share that the Silver Alert Program will go into effect August, 1, 2014. Below is some information on the Silver Alert program. In partnership with the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Department of Revenue, Silver Alerts may be broadcast through television and radio, digital billboards, and lottery display terminals. Silver Alerts cannot utilize the Emergency Alert System. Silver Alerts will be issued … Read More

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Class to Be Offered In Spring Green

BARABOO, WISCONSIN; June 11, 2014 – Living Well with Chronic Conditions, a free course to help people reduce pain, increase energy and gain control of their health, will be held at the Spring Green Community Library, 230 East Monroe Street. Classes will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday, July 15 through August 26, except August 19. The program is co-sponsored by the Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) in Sauk and Iowa Counties. Living Well with Chronic Conditions is … Read More

Medicare Part D Assistance Clinics – Make Your Appointment Now!

This is a busy time of year for your mailbox.  Insurance companies are marketing and trying to convince you to purchase their prescription plan.  Medicare and Social Security Administration also send out various letters which include information about your eligibility for benefits and if they are changing.   Medicare Part D Open Enrollment is the time to: Find if there is a less expensive plan; Evaluate your current plan to see if all medications are still covered in 2014 and … Read More

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

New Report Compares each State’s Senior Health

[Disclaimer: The information and links contained below are not endorsed or supported by the ADRC of Eagle Country,  Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Division of Long Term Care, and the Department of Health Services. ] "2013 Senior Report," United Health Foundation, website "Hoping to jump-start a discussion about the well-being of America's rapidly-growing aging population, the United Health Foundation on Wednesday published the first comprehensive state-by-state analysis of … Read More