This Week’s Wisconsin SMP Events


It’s August already? Time to get involved with Wisconsin SMP! Here’s a list of our upcoming events this week. Tuesday, August 4; 12:30-1:30 pm SMP Presentation led by John Schroeder St. Nazianz Nutrition Site, Manitowoc County Tuesday, August 4; 4:30-7:30 pm SMP Booth led by Janet Meyer National Night Out Event in Greenville Tuesday, August 4; […]

Medicare at 50: What Consumers Think


Medicare and Medicaid celebrate their 50th anniversaries today. Time recently overviewed an anniversary opinion poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation. How did the public respond about their feelings toward the health care programs? Keep Medicare intact. By two-to-one margins, people of all political persuasions favor preserving Medicare in its current form, as opposed to replacing […]

Medicare More Efficient than Ever


Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 tomorrow. NPS’s All Things Considered recently overviewed how Medicare has become more efficient since its inception. For one, it’s helping older Americans more.  In fact, NPR reports that a typical hospital stay has actually come down in over the past 15 years. Researchers at Yale University took a closer look at […]

Do’s and Dont’s of Doorstep Sales


Summertime is prime time for door-to-door sales pitches. Solicitors may have come to your door offering home services and even magazine subscriptions. But, as the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin reiterates, you should always be alert and have a plan in place when it comes to door-to-door solicitors. Some may be using sketchy ways make a sale. […]