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Register Now – Our New Reality: Making Sense of Family Care & IRIS in the Transition and Beyond

Join us for a lively and informative discussion and educational session guided by experts in the field of long-term care for people with disabilities.  This educational seminar will be geared towards parents, families, guardians, and self-advocates.  ALL levels of experience with the Family Care/IRIS transition are welcome.  Join us to learn from each other and […]

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NEW! IRIS/Family Care Learning Circle Event – Dec 11

IRIS/Family Care Learning Circle The Dane County Arc and LOV-Dane invite all individuals, families and their friends to participate in an IRIS/Family Care Learning Circle. The Circle will meet monthly, will be led by families, and will include Lynn Breedlove and Dennis Harkins among it’s friends. The IRIS/Family Care Learning Circle will not be a […]

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2018 Winter Ball Tickets Now Available

The date has been set for the 2018 Winter Ball! Are you ready to dance the afternoon away, dressed in your winter best?  There will be plenty of dancing, hors d’ouevres, and time with friends.  Tickets are available now. WHEN:  SUNDAY, JANUARY 7th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm                                                          WHERE:  The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 West […]

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Don’t Miss “Different Dreams” by Encore!, Playing Oct 27-Nov 11

Different Dreams (October 27 – November 11, 2017) Encore’s repertory theatre company explores the wildest to mildest of aspirations in a series of contrasting vignettes and films in “Different Dreams”. The shorts include: “Dream Insurance” – a selection of three pieces which focus on how dreams change throughout life; “Dare to Dream”: Jeri is intruded […]

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Making a Critical Choice Seminar Materials & Upcoming Program

Thank you to all who participated in the Making a Critical Choice Seminar on Thursday, October 19th.  Over 25o people attended to learn how to navigate the transition process.  ADRC and Disability Rights Wisconsin shared helpful information and resources. David Wahlberg from the Wisconsin State Journal was in attendance.  He spoke to families who discussed […]

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ADVOCACY WORKS! Important concession by DHS Secretary (Department of Health Services) Linda Seemeyer

DHS Secretary informed Dane County advocates that DHS will change its policy and allow support brokers to accompany people to options counseling meetings. These meetings will begin in October at the Aging Disability and Resource Center (ADRC). For those families who feel the support brokers who have been working with their son or daughter and […]

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2017 Everybody’s Golf Tourney Success!

Friday, September 15th was a perfect day for golf. Thank you to all of our teams, our volunteers, and the golf committee.  What a great event! Special thanks to our Lunch Sponsor: Stafford Rosenbaum Beverage Sponsors: Complete Mobile Dentistry, Culver’s @ Todd Drive, Wagner Insurance & Financial, Lundbeck Inc. Enjoy the team photos and candid […]

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Dane County Families Have Concerns as DHS Makes Switch to Long-Term Care Programs

This story appeared on WisPolitics.com on 9/15/2017.  It appears on arcdanecounty.org with permission.  For the most up to date news in Wisconsin politics, visit www.WisPolitics.com. DANE COUNTY FAMILIES HAVE CONCERNS AS DHS MAKES SWITCH TO LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAMS In February, the Dane County long-term care program that 41-year-old Sara Yochum has relied on since high […]

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