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March 14, 2017

​Interfaith Announces 2017 Award Winners

Interfaith Older Adult Programs announces the 2017 Pearls of Wisdom honorees and community award winners. This year’s honors will be given out at the 12th Annual Pearls of Wisdom Celebration and Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Interfaith is pleased to announce that Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CEO of Stowell Associates […]

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June 16, 2015

Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission

Stowell Associates received its first accreditation by the The Joint Commission (TJC) in 2012 and in February of this year, we were re-accredited without contingencies. “I have rarely run into this: I have virtually no finding” reported our surveyor after spending two days with our care managers, caregivers, clients and leadership team. Read More ->  […]

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Palliative Care

What is palliative care? Palliative care is a specialized approach – providing comfort to patients suffering a serious illness, no matter what the diagnosis. The focus of care is on improving the patient’s quality of life. Barb Davis explains more about Palliative Care in this newsletter: Stowell Associates – Palliative-Care

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February 26, 2015

Medication Management Reduces Risk of Errors

Medication Management Reduces Risk of Errors (Download PDF) Medications are a vital part of treatment if prescribed and taken correctly.  According to the American Medical Association, the highest incidents of medication errors occur during both prescribing and administration (JAMA, 1995). The risk increases for individuals who have multiple doctors and complex health conditions.  To read […]

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September 2, 2014

Easing Social Isolation Through Art

Easing Social Isolation Through Art (Download PDF) Social isolation is a concern for many older adults. Research suggests that being isolated is just as bad as smoking cigarettes and worse than being obese (AARP, May 23, 2012).  The Islands of Milwaukee is a bold, innovative project that addresses social isolation among older adults living alone […]

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August 21, 2014

Training the Next Generation of Care Managers

Training the Next Generation of Care Managers (Download PDF) We are proud and pleased to announce that Kelly Hagerty is the first recipient of the Stowell Associates Scholarship Fund for Care Management.  The scholarship is funded through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Foundation.  It is awarded annually to benefit either a social work or nursing student […]

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July 29, 2014

Fall Prevention: Client Safety Comes First

Fall Prevention: Client Safety Comes First (Download PDF) According to geriatrician Mary Elizabeth Tinetti, MD, Yale Medical Group, “falls are not only associated with significant injury and death in the older population, but are also linked to reduced independence and early admission to long-term-care facilities.”  Fall prevention strategies and safety measures may reduce fall-related injuries, […]

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July 2, 2014

Stowell Associates Helps with Planned Surgeries

Stowell Associates Helps with Planned Surgeries (Download PDF) According to the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, “the single most important way you can stay healthy is to be an active member of your own health care team.”  Accurate and timely health information can be essential to a full recovery from surgery. That is […]

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June 12, 2014

Stowell Associates A Top Work Place 4 Years In A Row!

Ranked No. 1 Mid-Sized Company (Download PDF) Executive Director Kari Klatt with co-founders Valerie Stefanich and Phyllis Brostoff Stowell Associates was again recognized as a Top Work Place for mid-sized companies by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 6, 2014. This is the second time the company received top ranking and the fourth consecutive year […]

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May 29, 2014

Professional Care Managers Fill a Need

May is National Geriatric Care Managers’ Month  (Download PDF) There is no getting around it-we are all aging and living longer.  Responding to this aging boom are a confusing array of service providers.  Professional care managers have the experience to support families during times of uncertainty and help them make decisions that ensure quality care, […]

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