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Confidentially-at no cost, with no pressure. You make the decisions.
Review our comprehensive resources directories or set up a personal consultation to help find out what makes sense for you. Choose what you need to stay as independent as possible, as long as possible, while stretching your dollars as far as possible. Learn about options including:
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Elder Tree provides older adults an opportunity to connect, learn about local events, track their health and give back. It’s a website just for Wisconsin seniors, even those with no computer experience! Learn more!
See Wisconsin seniors who've learned to use Elder Tree and find it improves their lives!
Congressional leaders are deciding whether to retain a proposed 42% cut to Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP). The cut would significantly erode the national SHIP network of unbiased, personalized Medicare benefits information counseling. Learn more.
Funding for proven Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) and evidence-based Falls Prevention programs are facing 5% cuts in fiscal year 2016. Learn more.
by GWAAR’s Legal Services Team
It’s that time of year again! From October 15 through December 7, Medicare beneficiaries can re-evaluate Medicare prescription drug and health plans. Learn more!