What should you do if you suspect an older person is mistreated?

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 […]

Reframing Aging – Toolkits and Resources from Frameworks Institute

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 […]

Seguimos adelante durante COVID-19: decidir quién, cuándo y cómo

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.

Moving Forward During COVID-19: Deciding Who, When, & How

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.

Interactive Decision Guide

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 […]

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