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Advance Child Tax Credit Fact Sheet

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes. Read the fact sheet.

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Covid-19 Financial Resource Updates – Child Tax Credit

Advanced Child Tax Credit – The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for tax year 2021 only. The expanded credit means: The credit amounts will increase for many taxpayers and will include children who turn age 17 in 2021. The credit for qualifying children is fully refundable, which […]

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Aging Mastery Program Registration Now Open

The gift of time, what will you do with it? The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP), developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nationwide program whose core philosophy believes modest  lifestyle changes can produce big results, leading to improved health, stronger economic security, and overall well-being. In partnership, Calumet, Outagamie & Waupaca ADRC, Inclusa, UW Extension Outagamie County and Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources […]

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Money Smart Week Events Announced

This year Money Smart Week will be national virtual events! Learn more and register! April 10 Talking Cents presented by UChicago Financial Education Initiative How do you talk to your children, aging parents, or life partner about money? It can be challenging to know where to start and what topics to bring up. Join us […]

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Wise Wisconsin Spring Series

On Zoom Wednesday mornings 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. April 7th through April 28th, 2021 Registration Required: https://go.wisc.edu/jk800o UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Spring Series. Educators from around to state will host sessions throughout the month of May  on topics that will help you increase joy and satisfaction in your life, get […]

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ADRC Looking for Help Planning Future Programs

Outagamie County Aging Unit is looking for your thoughts and ideas that will help us improve programs and services for the residents of Outagamie County. Your answers will help us develop a Three-Year Aging Plan. Now is your chance to help the Aging Unit create goals that strive to preserve the dignity and security of […]

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Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Available

Do you need help paying rent or utilities due to COVID-19? Wisconsinites should not fear being evicted, having their utilities shut off, or being without a place to live because their budgets have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​ ​The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) is partnering with members of the Wisconsin Community Action […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Outagamie County will be hosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six session program designed to provide family caregivers with the tools to take care of themselves while caring for a loved one. You will benefit from this class whether helping a parent, partner, spouse, adult child, neighbor, or friend. Learn to: Reduce stress Boost self-confidence […]

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You’re invited to join us for a Caregiver Chat!

You’re invited to join us for a Caregiver Chat! Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but it is also full of challenges. It’s critical that caregivers take care of themselves so they can better care for their loved ones. All caregivers are invited to join Extension Outagamie County and the Outagamie County Caregiver […]

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Cyclospora in Bagged Salad Mix Sold in the Midwest

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections apparently linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand bagged “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores have recalled their store brand bagged salads specifically labeled as “garden salads” and sold in mid-western states. Click […]

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