Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance
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Alliance is dedicated improve the recognition, retention, recruitment, and economic status of the long-term care workforce.
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The Role of Stress Reduction in Alzheimer's Caregiving | Alzheimer's Reading Room

The Role of Stress Reduction in Alzheimer's Caregiving | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it
Was stress reduction one of the reasons why the progression of some of the aspects of Alzheimer's disease slowed in my mother?

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Long Term Care Workers Want End to Budget Cuts - KVEW

Long Term Care Workers Want End to Budget Cuts - KVEW | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it
Long Term Care Workers Want End to Budget CutsKVEWPublished Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 A group of long term care workers and disabled people met today in Kennewick to let the legislature know the impacts budget cuts could have on the industry.

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Wisconsin Watches Nervously as Court Hears Health Care Case

Wisconsin Watches Nervously as Court Hears Health Care Case | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it

A decision that effectively rolls back or repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be a double-whammy for Wisconsin health care consumers. Many would be left to rely on a safety net that Gov. Scott Walker is relentlessly tearing down.


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Puppy’s Magical Visit to a Memory Care Facility | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Puppy’s Magical Visit to a Memory Care Facility | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it
I’ve always heard that pets can reach people with Alzheimer’s on a level we cannot.

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Federal, state governments preparing for need for aides | Observer-Dispatch

Federal, state governments preparing for need for aides | Observer-Dispatch | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it

The federal and state government have taken an interest recently in long-term care. And some of their actions could have an impact on long-term-care workers, such as certified nursing assistants and home health aides...


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Taxpayers pay more under Walker Medicaid plan

Taxpayers pay more under Walker Medicaid plan | Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance | Scoop.it

If the federal government keeps its current commitments, Gov. 

Scott Walker's plan for avoiding a full expansion of the BadgerCare program under the federal health care law would cost Wisconsin taxpayers roughly $250 million more through 2020, under preliminary estimates by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget office.

In addition to lower state costs, the full expansion of the Medicaid health program would also cover tens of thousands more people than the Republican governor's proposal.

But either way, there will be substantial costs for federal taxpayers as more people gain health coverage.

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