ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVES

An advance healthcare directive is also known as a living will.

WISCONSIN MEDICAL SOCIETY
(866) 442-3800
http://wisconsinmedicalsociety.org

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Have a plan in place before an emergency. Communicate your plans with family, friends, and neighbors.

PACK AN EMERGENCY KIT
First aid supplies, blankets or sleeping bag, battery-powered radio, flashlights, extra batteries, and weather radio.

If you have a pet, plan ahead for pet needs, including supplies of food and water and a pet carrier.

Have prescription medications and any special medical supplies ready.

You can find more information on emergency plans and supply kits at ready.gov.

ESTATE PLANNING

HASKINS SHORT & BRINDLEY, LLC
5113 Monona Dr., Monona 53716
(608) 237-6673
receptionist@hsbelderlaw.com
http://hsbelderlaw.com
Haskins Short & Brindley, LLC specializes in providing professional and compassionate legal services in the areas of estate planning and elder law. Substantial expertise includes powers of attorney, wills, trusts, guardianships, medical assistance planning (Medicaid), veterans benefits assistance, and estate administration (probate).

WISPACT SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS
(608) 268-6006
http://wispact.org

FINANCIAL SERVICES

FINANCIAL ABUSE SPECIALIST TEAM (FAST) HELPLINE
(608) 261-7326
http://danecountyhumanservices.org

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION
Bureau of Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Dr., PO Box 8911, Madison 53708
(800) 422-7128
datcphotline@wi.gov
http://datcp.wi.gov
Do you have an unresolved disagreement with a business? Do you have questions about a bill, contract, or your rental agreement? The Bureau of Consumer Protection mediates consumer complaints and helps consumers learn about their rights. Visit our website or contact us to file a complaint or obtain an informational brochure, like the Wisconsin Consumer Guide or the Landlord Tenant Guide.

FUNERAL PREPLANNING

CRESS FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE
Locations to serve throughout Dane County
(608) 238-3434
http://cressfuneralservice.com
Cress has been serving and supporting families in their time of loss for more than 150 years. Traditional Funerals; Cremation, including viewing and witness in our custom viewing suite; and Natural Burials. We serve all faith communities and are knowledgeable on their different customs.

GUNDERSON LIFE CELEBRATION CENTERS
5203 Monona Dr., Madison 53716
(608) 221-5420
http://gundersonFH.com
Prearranging is simple and the benefit to loved ones is well recognized. Preplanning allows you to express your own wishes and prearranging removes the financial burden from your family. Your funeral plan is transferable in case you move away. By relieving your family of decisions at a difficult time, you are showing your love and respect for their needs.

ORGAN DONATION

AMERICAN TISSUE SERVICES FOUNDATION – MADISON
(608) 276-9100
http://atsfoundation.org

RTI DONOR SERVICES
(608) 231-9050
http://rtidonorservices.org

UW HEALTH ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION
(608) 265-0356
http://uwotd.org

WISCONSIN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION PROGRAM
(608) 261-6854
http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/health/donatelife