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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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A Major Focus on Minority Mental Health

By |2018-07-10T14:11:39-05:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Member|

In 2008, July was designated as National Minority Mental Health Month to raise awareness about how minority groups are impacted by mental illness. Millions of Americans live with a mental health condition, which does not discriminate based on race, gender, or income. Consider these 2013-2014 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that evaluate mental [...]

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June is a Good Time to Learn About Alzheimer’s

By |2018-06-28T10:09:06-05:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Member|

By Maria Ledger – CEO, My Choice Family Care June is Brain Awareness and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, making this a good time to learn the warning signs and symptoms of this disease that impacts memory, thinking, and behavior. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people [...]

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May is ALS Awareness Month

By |2018-06-28T09:48:28-05:00May 20th, 2018|Categories: Member|

By Maria Ledger – CEO, My Choice Family Care What is ALS? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease—is a degenerative disease that affects the nerve cells (neurons) in the spinal cord that are responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement in the rest of the body. Once ALS symptoms have developed, the disease will [...]

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November is a Time to Give Thanks for Family Caregivers

By |2017-11-17T10:30:19-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Member|

By Maria Ledger – CEO, My Choice Family Care November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to salute family members who dedicate so much of their time to caring for loved ones. Chances are, you know someone who is currently a caregiver or who has been a caregiver in the past, and you will likely [...]

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Get to Know the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dane County

By |2017-08-25T15:02:55-05:00July 25th, 2017|Categories: Member|

As My Choice Family Care expands to Dane County, we remind you that meeting with your local Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a necessary first step if you are interested in receiving Family Care benefits. They are unbiased and knowledgeable professionals who listen to your concerns, help clarify your options, and direct you [...]

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My Choice Family Care Selected to Serve Dane County

By |2017-08-25T15:03:16-05:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Member|

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary Linda Seemeyer announced that My Choice Family Care and Care Wisconsin are the managed care organizations selected to serve Family Care members in Dane County, upon certification, along with IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self Direct) consultant agencies that will serve participants in the IRIS program. This expansion will end the waitlist for [...]

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Get to Know the Kenosha County ADRC

By |2017-08-25T15:04:44-05:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Member|

The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Kenosha County is a place where information, assistance, and access to services and community resources is in one central place for seniors and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Learn More

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Get to Know the Aging Resource Center of Milwaukee County

By |2017-08-30T15:05:02-05:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Member|

The Aging Resource Center of Milwaukee County provides information and assistance to help people 60 years of age and older remain active, independent, and connected to their communities. When you call the Aging Resource Center, your questions and concerns will be answered by social workers who can link you with up-to-date information about a wide [...]

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Get to Know the Sheboygan ADRC

By |2020-06-23T15:32:39-05:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Member|

The mission of the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is to help older adults and people with physical or developmental disabilities secure needed services or benefits, live with dignity and security, and achieve maximum independence and quality of life. Their vision is to promote “quality of life” by offering information, support, and options. [...]

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