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Please see the Benefit Specialist  page for information about  benefits available through Medicare and information for 2017!

 

In Novemberthe ADRC celebrates Family Caregivers- Please be sure to check out the Caregiver Support section of the ADRC website for current news, tips and resources.

Articles on Caregiving:

Caregivers Bill of Rights

Asking for Help

How Do You Recharge

The Rewards of Caregiving

Other Resources:

Wisconsin Caregiver Website:  http://wisconsincaregiver.org/

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Programs:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/caregiver.htm     

          

Other Organizations

(from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Website above)

Caregiver education and support is also available through local and nationwide organizations and groups that serve families coping with a new diagnosis or a chronic illness. Most condition-specific organizations, such as Alzheimer's Disease, cancer arthritis, etc., provide information and offer classes to support families and help prepare for the future.

Links to a few more common organizations are listed below.

Caregivers are encouraged to conduct a thorough search of associations, organizations and private foundations that offer support.

Alzheimer's Association - Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter

https://www.alz.org/sewi/   

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin

http://www.alzwisc.org

National Alliance for Caregiving

http://www.caregiving.org/resources/

AARP

http://assets.aarp.org/external_sites/caregiving/index.html

National Center on Caregiving
https://caregiver.org/national-center-caregiving

Wisconsin Parkinson’s Association

http://www.wiparkinson.org/

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/index

National Kidney Foundation

http://www.kidneywi.org/

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/wisconsin/

Huntington’s Disease Society of America

http://www.hdsawi.org/

 
Know your way around a tablet computer? Become a volunteer coach for the new Sip and Swipe Cafe Tablet training program
Click here for further information.
 

 

The ADRC is able to offer free Memory Screens to adults over the age of 60 in other locations as well. Book an appointment for yours today by calling 262-833-8777

Sign up today!

 

 
 
 
Share the Care Have you been taking care of someone? Learn about ways to connect with others and reduce stress at: http://www.sharethecare.org/index.html , or call the ADRC at 262-833-8777.  Local Flyer for Share the Care.

The Racine County Specialized Transportation Program for older adults and people with disabilities helps people get around.

Please see the brochure  for the Burlington area shuttle -SPARC, information on Ktown,  and other transportation information on the Racine County Human Services Website:  Transportation

Want to know about different types of transportation see: Transportation Primer