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This Week's Spotlight
Annual Report
Community Resource Directory
Dementia Care Services
Our Newsletter

Nutrition Program

State of Wisconsin

ACCESS is a quick and easy way for people in Wisconsin to get answers to questions about health and nutrition programs. You can find out if you're eligible for such programs as BadgerCare, SeniorCare, Medicaid and FoodShare. If eligible, you can apply for these benefits online.Voter ID

Voter ID Law : Government Accountability Board

Bring It to the Ballot

Caregiving Resources

Connecting people caring for elderly parents

Empowering Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Adult Day Services Association

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Family Caregiver Association

Wisconsin Adult Day Services Association

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Program

Other Links

Administration on Aging

Aging in Stride ENews
Electronic newsletter on healthy aging

Alzheimer's Association

American Association of People with Disabilities

American Association of Retired Persons

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Foundation for the Blind

American Heart Association

Arthritis Foundation

Center on an Aging Society

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Agency (formerly HCFA)

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups

Corporation for National Service/Senior Corps

Department of Veterans Affairs

Disability Resources on the Internet

Elder Care Locator


Environmental Protection Agency
Information on environmental health hazards that can affect chronic conditions.

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

Healthfinder (guide for locating health services)

Health Insurance Marketplace
As part of the Affordable Care Act, starting in 2014 the Health Insurance Marketplace will offer a new way for you to buy health insurance that fits your budget, and with less hassle.

Healthy Wisconsin People

Long Term Care Planning

Medicare Rights Center

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability invites people with mobility limitations, chronic health conditions, and physical disabilities to participate in this personalized, web-based program that can be done from home with little to no equipment. Whether you are new to physical activity or already active, this program is designed for you! This program offers 14 weeks of:
New, personalized weekly exercises
Physical activity and nutrition tips
Motivational resources
Weekly recipes
Features to help you track your activity and what you eat
Optional reminders and alerts
Opportunities to connect with other participants
Access to knowledgeable 14-Week coaches

National Council on the Aging

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Questions are the Answer
"Questions are the Answer: Get More Involved With Your Health Care." Web site that features a "Question Builder" to allow patients to select from a series of targeted questions and print out a customized list that they can bring with them to help make their medical appointments more efficient. 

Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs

Senior Living Map

SeniorNet Computers and Internet Education for Seniors and Older Adults

Social Security Online

Social Security Online for Women

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Wisconsin United for Mental Health

Internet Resources for Reliable Nutrition Information

The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The Food and Drug Administration
Elected Representatives