Lakeland Care Opens in Rhinelander

  The snip of a giant scissors officially marks availability of Family Care in Florence, Forest, Oneida and Vilas Counties on July 1, as Lakeland Care opens its newest office in Rhinelander.   Family Care is a comprehensive and flexible system of long-term care services that fosters people’s independence and supports their quality of life […]

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Lakeland Care Expands into North Central Wisconsin

      The snip of a giant scissors officially marks availability of Lakeland Care’s Family Care services in Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Portage and Wood counties on July 1, as Lakeland Care opens its newest offices in Stevens Point and Wausau.   Family Care is a comprehensive and flexible system of long-term care services that […]

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Fond du Lac Resident Hosts Local Legislators at Work

  State Senator Dan Feyen (R-Fond du Lac) and State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond du Lac) joined Lakeland Care member Thomas Schmitz at Agnesian HealthCare in the statewide Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign on May 11. The Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign is organized each year by the Wisconsin Board for People with […]

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Manitowoc Resident Hosts Local Legislators at Work

“Take Your Legislator to Work” Spotlights Benefits of Hiring Individuals with Disabilities   Lakeland Care member Wayne Bonfigt was joined by State Senator Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg) and State Representative Paul Tittl (R-Manitowoc) at Manitowoc’s A&W Restaurant in the statewide Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign on April 3. The Take Your Legislator to Work campaign […]

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Lakeland Care to Host Flipped Job Fair

Employers, are you continually cycling through “entry level” positions? Individuals with disabilities want to work in their communities, and studies show they are less likely to miss work or call in sick, making them very valuable employees. People are more likely to shop at businesses that employ individuals with disabilities, and they represent a trillion-dollar […]

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Lakeland Care Set to Expand to North Central Wisconsin

(Fond du Lac, WI) – Lakeland Care has won a bid to administer the Family Care program in nine additional counties – Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, and Wood – beginning in July. Family Care services are currently available in five of those counties but will be new for people living in […]

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Lakeland Care Converts to Private Nonprofit Organization

On January 1, 2017 the Lakeland Care District will become Lakeland Care, Inc., a non-stock, nonprofit entity. The managed care organization is currently organized as a public long-term care district and provides Family Care services to more than 4,400 eligible residents in thirteen counties in Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley.   Family Care is […]

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Lakeland Care Awarded 2016 Employment First Partner Grant

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) has awarded a 2016 Employment First Partner grant to Lakeland Care based in Northeastern Wisconsin.   Lakeland Care plans to collaborate with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), local service providers, and the local school district to host a “flipped” job fair for individuals with disabilities. Instead […]

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Lakeland Care Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) has awarded a 2016 Employment First Partner grant to Lakeland Care based in Northeastern Wisconsin.   Lakeland Care plans to collaborate with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), local service providers, and the local school district to host a “flipped” job fair for individuals with disabilities. Instead […]

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