With 2012 nearly here, we are all making our New Year’s Resolutions, and plans for changes, but futures planning may not be on our list. For many people, futures planning might be the one thing you always mean to do, but put off.
Communicating about your life wishes (or end of life wishes) may seem challenging. This may be easier than you think. There are numerous choices to start this process and most physicians’ offices are now asking you if you prepared these documents.…Continue
Added by Starr Burke on December 29, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
IRIS will be at the upcoming Eau Claire Youth Transition Conference January 4th. There will be opportunities for young adults with disabilities and their families to network, visit exhibit tables and attend educational sessions.
I look forward to seeing you there! For more specifics please visit our Events page.
Added by Starr Burke on December 26, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
The 2012 Timesheet and Participant Reimbursement Schedule and the 2012 Vendor Payment Schedule are now available on the Handbooks and Forms page.
Added by IRIS Webmaster on December 16, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
The holidays promise a time of giving. I am starting to see IRIS participants begin to use www.Wisconsin-IRIS.com as a tool for connecting with others regarding a need. This may be related to work, interests, or to meet a need. The possibilities that could come of these connections are endless, and we hope to continue to see these types of connections and comments.
Interested? Sign In. Start a blog. Make a friend request. Post a response…Continue
Added by Starr Burke on December 12, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
Please read the important announcement below from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding screening and obesity counseling.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Office of Media Affairs
Decision adds a new preventive service for Medicare…Continue
Added by IRIS Webmaster on December 9, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
December marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In a White House press release, President Obama states, "We recognize the myriad contributions that persons with disabilities make at home and abroad, and we remember that disability rights are universal rights to be recognized and promoted around the world."
For President Obama's proclomation on International Day of Persons with Disabilities …Continue
Added by Starr Burke on December 6, 2011 at 9:29am — No Comments