Updates

Action Alert: Family Caregiver’s Third job: Navigating the Maze of Systems

Today, Survival Coalition of disability organizations, Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network, and the Wisconsin Family Caregiver Alliance are releasing the sixth short video focused on the daily challenges faced by Wisconsin’s family caregivers. This week’s video exposes the struggle caregivers face with the systems that are supposed to help them. Watch this four-minute video onCaregiver’s Third […]

Survival Coalition Action Alert: All On Our Own: Part Time Help for Full Time Care

Today Survival Coalition of disability organizations, Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network, and the Wisconsin Family Caregiver Alliance are releasing the fifth of six short videos focused on the daily challenges faced by Wisconsin’s family caregivers. We need Survival Coalition members’ help to distribute this video and facts about Wisconsin family caregivers on social media, to grassroots, and to reporters. This […]

Update November 22: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

(Madison) – The Survival Coalition of more than 20 disability organizations supports the work of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Governor Evers’ administration to share regularly updated data regarding the impacts of COVID-19 in Wisconsin’s Medicaid Adult Home and Community-Based Services system.  People with disabilities and older adults, particularly those who live […]

Update November 1: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

(Madison) –The Survival Coalition of more than 20 disability organizations supports the work of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Governor Evers’ administration to share regularly updated data regarding the impacts of COVID-19 in Wisconsin’s Medicaid Adult Home and Community-Based Services system.People with disabilities and older adults, particularly those who live in congregate […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2021

November is Family Caregiver Month: It’s Time to Fight the Invisible Epidemic An invisible epidemic has been slowly raging across Wisconsin affecting approximately one in five Wisconsinites (1.18M people) who are estimated to be an unpaid caregiver. During November we recognize family caregivers who provide 80 percent of all care for people with disabilities, older […]

Recognizing the Need to Address the Caregiver Crisis and Supports to Families

Caregiver Survey Shows People are Going Without Needed Care, Families are Reducing Work to Provide Care. Stress is High. Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations members continue to see the impacts of the pandemic on family caregivers and direct care workers who are in crisis. These surveyresults from early 2021 share what is happening in […]