Tap Into It

How do you tap into UW-Extension? Help us tell our story by sharing yours UW-Extension wants to hear from you! Tap Into It, is collecting stories and feedback from clients, volunteers, friends and partners like you. We will use your input, stories and testimonials to share the value of our work, to help us tell […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

  Do you need help understanding your property tax bill?  Download this one-page guide (PDF), which will show you how to interpret the information. This guide will help you understand: Land value vs. improvements value Total assessed value Average assessment ratio Estimated fair market value Taxing jurisdictions that are included on your bill Net assessed value […]

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Multiple Life Roles may be Source of Caregiver Stress

Informal caregiving may offer personal benefits to person providing care It’s no mystery that many informal caregivers—individuals who provide unpaid support to family members or friends with illness or disabilities—often feel stressed. “Informal caregivers’ responsibilities can cover a wide range,” says Kristin Litzelman, a University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist in family and financial well-being during mid […]

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UW-Extension Douglas County to Hold Office Hours in Towns and Villages

UW-Extension will be conducting office hours and attending town and village meetings throughout the remainder of 2016.  Walk-in office hours will depend on the availability of town or village office space  (see below).  These visits are intended to help town and village residents learn more about the services that UW-Extension provides.  The visiting educator(s) will […]

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Understanding networks, primary care and specialists

July 2016 If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical […]

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Parenting Information When You Need It

Finding reliable parenting information and advice on the web can be overwhelming! How do you know what you can trust — especially when you are busy and there’s just so little time? Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to a child’s age and needs. They are […]

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