Senior Resources 2022 Northeast Directory


If you want to enroll in IRIS, you will need to contact your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). ADRC represen- tatives offer free, unbiased infor- mation about long-term care options and resources in Wisconsin for older adults, peo- ple with disabilities, and their families. To locate the ADRC in your county, visit: www.dhs.wiscon-


RIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) is Wisconsin’s self- directed long-term care program for older adults and people with disabilities who are eligible for Medicaid. IRIS is designed to help you live your life with the support you need. How it works you have many choices when you join IRIS. Once a budget is established for you based on your long-term care needs and goals, you will choose: • What goods, supports and services you need. • When and where you want your supports provided. • Who will provide them. All IRIS participants have a support and service plan. IRIS has a broad set of services available for you to maintain or improve your quality of life. Support from others you’re responsible for manag- ing your IRIS budget, acting as an employer to workers you choose to hire and following IRIS program rules. however, joining IRIS doesn’t mean doing things all by yourself. you will have others to help you along the way. Every IRIS participant has an IRIS Consultant Agency (ICA) and Fiscal Employer Agent (FEA)

to help support them in self- direction and handling the requirements of the IRIS pro- gram. your IRIS consultant will work with you one-on-one, get to know you and learn what is important to you. Where can i learn more about iRiS and how do i enroll?

Source: WI Department of health Services website and IRIS Participant handbook

For some, self-direction is a new idea. At TMG, Wisconsin’s 1 st IRIS Consultant Agency, it’s all we do. (844) 864-8987

Local. Experienced. Resourceful. Ask your Aging and Disability Resource Center about your long-term care options.

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