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10th Annual Regional Caregiver Conference

Community Outreach

On Friday, September 30, Trista Brandt, Program Manager, and Nicole Ryan, Regional Coordinator, for CDWI attended the 10th Annual Regional Caregiver Conference in New Richmond. Many people were interested in our services and was a great opportunity for us to connect with local providers, caregivers, and families that are new to...

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Think Big – 2016 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference

Community Outreach

On September 21, Nicole Ryan, Regional Coordinator for CDWI, attended the Wisconsin Aging Network conference. This year the theme was “Think Big” as nearly 500 professionals in aging gathered for the two-day event. We were happy to be exhibitors and talk with partners about issues facing our aging communities....

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Senior Living EXPO

Community Outreach

On September 14, we exhibited at the 19th Annual Senior Living EXPO in Appleton. This year’s EXPO was the biggest ever with over 760 attendees.  This event is the only EXPO in the area that is strictly a fundraiser for area charities. Trista Brandt  |  Program Manager Consumer Direct Wisconsin

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2016 Self-Determination Conference, November 8-10

Announcements

Register Now! Click Here THE COUNTDOWN TO THE 9th ANNUAL CONFERENCE BEGINS! 8. BEFORE YOU COME IN NOVEMBER: Vote on Nov 8! Be sure to stop by your local voting place on November 8 to cast your ballot before heading to the conference. Be sure to allow for plenty of time,...

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Tee-Off for the BRIDGE

Community Outreach

Trista Brandt, Consumer Direct Wisconsin (CDWI) Program Manager, and Jordan Swanger, CDWI Program Coordinator, were pleased to attend the 5th Annual Corbin’s Cup Gold Benefit for BRIDGE. CDWI sponsored a hole and proceeds of the event will help fund the construction of a gazebo on the BRIDGE for Community Life...

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Learn About the ABLE Program

Educate

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program allows individuals who are disabled before age twenty-six to set money aside in an account to pay for disability-related expenses. Earnings on an ABLE account would not be taxed, and account funds would generally not be considered for the supplemental security...

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2016 Aging Empowerment Conference

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Join us for the 2016 Aging Empowerment Conference! Where: Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference, Center at the Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells When: June 7-8 Conference Details: Registration Registration Fee: Preconference | $50 Older Adult | $95 Professional | $150 Scholarships available for older adults and family caregivers! We have numerous scholarships available...

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Disability Advocacy Day Recap

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This week Erin and Emily represented Consumer Direct Wisconsin at Disability Advocacy Day in Madison, Wisconsin. Disability Advocacy Day connects advocates with their legislators so they can share their story and tell them what issues are important to people with disabilities. We think 200-250 advocates attended. Awesome job Erin...

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