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Newsletter: Read the Spring Edition of Resource Wise.

May is Older Americans Month

Blaze A TrailMay is a month of fresh beginnings. Perennials bloom once again, blazing a trail of bright color. May is also when we celebrate Older American’s Month (OAM), acknowledging the perennial contributions of older adults to our nation.

The 2016 OAM theme is Blaze a Trail. Please use this opportunity to raise awareness about important issues facing older adults. Conside how you may highlight the ways that older Americans are advocating for themselves, their peers, and their communities.

Be a trailblazer! Join us in promoting activities, inclusion, and wellness for older Americans in your community.

The ADRC of Dane County provides information about resources and support on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability and is a one-stop shop for older adults, people with disabilities and their families. ADRC staff are unbiased and knowledgeable professionals who listen to your concerns, help clarify your options and direct you to appropriate resources. The ADRC is also the access point for information about long-term care options and applying for public benefits. Services provided by the ADRC are free and available to all Dane County residents regardless of income or assets.

ADRC staff are available weekdays from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by calling (608) 240-7400. Individuals can also send e-mail inquiries to adrc@countyofdane.com, drop by our office on North Sherman Avenue or visit us at www.daneadrc.org. Home visits are available upon request.