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My Choice Family Care and Care Wisconsin Plan to Merge Early 2020

By |2019-10-03T11:51:12-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Member-Provider|

My Choice Family Care and Care Wisconsin Plan to Merge Early 2020 Pending regulatory approval, two Wisconsin-based MCOs look to combine strengths, leverage networks Milwaukee, Wisconsin—My Choice Family Care and Care Wisconsin are pleased to announce they have signed a letter of intent to explore the feasibility of merging into one entity. Any final merger would [...]

How Social Workers Improve Your Quality of Life

By |2019-03-01T12:16:21-05:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Member|

The jobs that social workers perform are deeply meaningful and valuable. And, while you may not be aware of it, as a member of My Choice Family Care, social workers regularly impact your life for the better. Among the people on your Care Team are Care Managers – many of whom are social workers - [...]

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Heart Month Is Time to Educate Yourself on Cardiovascular Disease

By |2019-04-03T13:26:21-05:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Member|

For more than 50 years, people have celebrated American Heart Month in February. The first American Heart Month was in February 1964, after Lyndon B. Johnson signed a proclamation marking the day on Dec 30, 1963. In the ‘60s, over half the deaths in America were the result of cardiovascular disease. Today, the association says [...]

The importance of having a purpose in life

By |2019-01-04T08:02:12-05:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Member|

Having a sense of purpose in life may help people live longer, according to a study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Plenty of other studies have pointed to the same finding – that a sense of purpose is one of the most important indicators that a person may live a [...]

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Wishing Our Members the Best Life Has to Offer

By |2018-12-12T14:30:13-05:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Member|

This December, as many people’s thoughts turn to finding that perfect present for family or friends, we at My Choice Family Care have compiled a list of precious gifts for our members that can’t be found at a mall or online.Here is our holiday wish list for you:Employment—working can be one of the greatest joys of [...]

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Caregivers Are Key Components of Self-Directed Supports Option

By |2018-10-29T16:29:01-05:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Member|

As a My Choice Family Care member, you have a team dedicated to your well-being, and you are the center of that team. Some members like to rely on their team to coordinate their care while others choose to direct some or all of their services themselves. The Self-Directed Supports (SDS) option lets you be as [...]

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October is Time to Celebrate the Benefits of Hiring Disabled Workers

By |2018-10-29T16:22:45-05:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Member|

October is National Disability Awareness Month, which provides a great opportunity to discuss all the benefits that workers with disabilities can offer employers. At My Choice Family Care, we do all we can to support our members who want to work and try to help break down barriers to that goal. Whether it’s finding transportation to [...]

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Awareness of Suicide Warning Signs Can Help Prevent Deaths

By |2018-09-10T14:45:47-05:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Member|

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, but it is an important topic year-round. Unfortunately, suicide rates are on the rise in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, suicide rates increased in nearly every state between 1999 and 2016. Suicide is a hard thing to talk about, but it’s important to bring the topic [...]

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Why Immunizations Are Important for Older Adults

By |2018-08-06T12:16:29-05:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Member|

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and, while many people may associate immunizations with children, it’s important for older adults to stay up-to-date on vaccinations as well. As you age, the immunity provided by your childhood vaccines may wear off, leaving you vulnerable. Seniors and people who have a health condition—like heart disease or diabetes—are particularly at risk [...]

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