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New Name and Buttons on the TMG Corporate Newsletter

By: Jen Sankbeil, Executive Services Manager   You may have noticed that your TMG corporate newsletter has a new name! TMG Pathways is a spot for employees to share news, stories and information with each other, creating pathways of connection between staff and locations throughout Wisconsin.   You will see this summer that TMG’s quarterly […]

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Notification of New IRIS Consultant Agency

By: Shanna Jensen, Director of ICA Operations   As we have shared over the last couple of years, the Department of Health Services is committed to increasing the number of IRIS Consultant Agency (ICA) and Fiscal Employer Agent (FEA) providers. Organizations that meet the Department’s rigorous requirements can be certified in one or more geographic […]

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Conversations with Philip Temme: Mary Tree, IRIS Consultant

By: Philip Temme, Clerical Assistant   Job Position: Mary Tree started at The Management Group on April 1, 2009 as an IRIS Consultant.   Education: Mary graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater earning Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.   Favorite Activities: Some of her favorite activities are woodworking, matting, and framing her life partner’s […]

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TMG Connects with National Self-Determination Leader Dr. Kevin Mahoney

By: Patti Becker, Community Network Specialist   Kevin Mahoney, PhD, founding Director of the National Resource Center for Participant Directed Services (NRCPDS), visited Wisconsin in early June. His visit included a keynote presentation and workshops at the InControl Wisconsin Living a Self-Determined Life, Aging and Empowerment Conference in Wisconsin Dells and meetings with leadership teams […]

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Go Purple

By: Sue Urban, Director of Clinical Services   June is Alzheimer’s and other Dementias Awareness Month:   47 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death. It kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancers combined. It is the only “top 10” cause of […]

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 25 Years

By: Patti Becker, Community Network Specialist   The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities like those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA and ADAAA also assure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for […]