April 29, 2014 at 1:30 TMG/ICA IRIS Network and Learning Event - This is an opportunity for people in IRIS and resources in their area to network with each other and participate in IRIS learning sessions.
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Hand in the Plan - www.handintheplan.org. To get to the link, enter into the site, enter your email address if you have been there before or, initiate the survey process by entering your email and indicating whether you are a provider, caregiver, person w/disease or interested other party. Once you are past the initial page, the paper survey and newsletter article are the first two links in the menu on the left side of the page.
The website is For community members (family, caregivers, etc.) they may use either the paper survey or the electronic link. Providers should use the electronic link only. We will continue to collect these surveys throughout the summer.
We would like to thank you for all of your help with this project.The state would like to hear from folks who have or are dealing with Alzheimer’s.It will help them identify the areas that must be addressed to make Wisconsin a good place for people with dementia and their families.
Medicare Information for caregivers on the Medicare Website. Information on the site includes Medicare basics, paying for care, support for caregivers, info on disease specific conditions, and care options.