Did you know that every county in Wisconsin has an elder abuse agency that will look into reported incidents of abuse? To find your local Aging and Disability Resource Center, check out the Wisconsin Department of Health Services web page at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/adrc/consumer/index.htm Wisconsin has made great strides in identifying and protecting elders. Sadly, though, elder […]
Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss, mental illness or a child with a serious illness? Or, are you looking for ways to start a conversation in order to prevent falls? Check out the guidebooks and conversation guides developed by the National Alliance on Caregiving (NAC) in collaboration with organizations like the […]
When you think about aging, what comes to mind? We often find ourselves falling into stereotyped was of thinking that connect aging with frailty and loss. Aging, however, is a normal, natural part of life – we are all aging every day! Although we are at greater risk of health conditions as we age, we […]
(Appleton) There are days that seem to meld one into the other. When you are faced with some challenges as a family caregiver, you might want to invest in yourself and your energy! Check out the AARP Caregiving website to get ideas on a wealth of topics. There are topics on Health and Wellness, Social […]
Are you currently caring for an older loved one? Or, are do you feel it’s time to start getting more involved with the care or support of a loved one? If so, you may be looking for free resources to help you help your love one live their best life as they get older, check […]
This report shares the findings of a community partner survey on programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. This report provides an overview of program efforts, impacts, best practices and lessons learned.
Aging-friendly communities are generally inclusive, sustainable and healthy. They have many other characteristics as well.
La pandemia de COVID-19 condujo a meses de órdenes de “quédese en casa” por todo el país. Se exhortó a la gente a quedarse en casa para evitar la propagación del virus. Se cerraron negocios y lugares de trabajo, lugares de culto, escuelas y guarderías. Ahora que estos lugares abren de nuevo poco a poco, puede ser tiempo de decidir cómo o cuándo regresar a estos lugares o con quién comenzar a involucrarse en persona. Esta guía le ayudará a recorrer el proceso de toma de decisiones. Le ayudará a ponderar sus propios riesgos y beneficios de interactuar con otros en lugares públicos o en su casa de nuevo.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to months of “Stay at Home” orders across the country. People were encouraged to stay at home to avoid the spread of the virus. Businesses and workplaces, places of worship, schools, and daycares were closed. Now that these locations are slowly opening back up, it may be time to decide how or when to return to these places or who to start engaging with in-person. This guide will walk you through the decision-making process. It will help you weigh out your own risks and benefits of interacting with others in public spaces or in your homes again.
Click here to use our interactive decision guide! You might find it helpful to use this tool alongside the full text of the Decision Guide. The full guide has a lot of useful information, context, and suggestions that can make it easier to think about the risks and benefits of your situation. As always, we are […]