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Long-term care forum set for Tuesday at Clinic
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MONROE - Access to Independence Inc., the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin, Green County, the Southwest Wisconsin Family Care Alliance and the IRIS program are working together to provide the residents of Green County an opportunity to learn about two Long-Term Care programs for people who are at least 18 years old (planning can begin prior to turning 18) and have a physical disability or a developmental disability as their primary disability, or who are older than 65 and in need of long-term care support.The forum will take place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Monroe Public Library. Representatives from Access to Independence and the local ADRC office in Green County will present the two long-term care service systems available to residents of Green County: Family Care and IRIS (IRIS stands for Include, Respect, I Self-Direct). The presentation will cover basic information about the programs, including how to apply, eligibility levels, what the benefit includes, rights and responsibilities, and additional information.