ADRC of Racine County, Wisconsin


Dementia/ Alzheimer’s

(This page is under construction.  You can call the ADRC for assistance at 262-833-8777 weekdays between 8 am and 4:30 pm or email



Understanding Dementia


Where to Start/Find Help

  • I am concerned about my memory/ I have dementia

  • Someone I know has/may have Dementia

  • I care for someone with Dementia

  • Safety Issues -  Elopement Alert Form   The Racine Police Department in partnership with Racine County Aging & Disability Resource Center, and The Volunteer Center of Racine, has developed the “Autism/Alzheimer/Dementia Elopement Alert Form”. The form will permit the Care Provider of an individual with Autism, Alzheimer’s, or other Dementia to inform the Racine Police Department or their local law enforcement, and other First Responders about the special needs related to the individuals that may wander or get lost. Completing and submitting this form is voluntary. This Form will be used for the care of Individuals that are lost or found that cannot communicate or may not be able to fully care for themselves. The details provided by completing this form will speed up verification of data about the missing individual. Click the link below to be connected to the form location.  There is the form and a narrative document.   Autism/Alzheimer/Dementia Elopement Alert Form                                              


Connect to Local Resources

  • ADRC Directory of Dementia Care Resources

  • Advance Directives (Power of Attorney etc…)

  • Care Consultations with Alzheimer's Association Staff - times available at the ADRC offices.  Contact Felicia at 262-833-8761 to request an appointment at your convenience.

  • Caring for someone with dementia?  Check out the Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP). Call the ADRC 262-833-8777 for more information about the program.

  • Memory Café - Burlington, Aurora Wellness Center –Classroom B, Flyer  3rd Friday of every month, 9:30am-11:00 am, or Racine "The Dish" flyer  First Monday 1;30 - 3 pm, Racine.  Share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory.   New attendees RSVP to 414-479-8800

  • SPARK -  Discover FREE art experiences for people with memory loss and their caregivers at the RAM’s Wustum Museum and the Racine Art Museum.                                   

  • Safety BookletA Guide for Families – Keeping the Person with Memory Loss Safer at Home 

  • "Share the Care” Local Flyer   Put together a team to help care fot the person with dementia/Alzheimer's.

  • Support Groups - Call the ADRC for times and dates available.

  • Wisconsin Dementia Friendly Communities -

  • Wisconsin, Dementia Capable - A Guide for Family Caregivers


Information & Resources

  • Frontotemporal Degeneration, The Association for, 866-507-7222   *Offers a monthly Caregiver Support Group in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association.  3rd Wednesday of the month.  Contact Lynda Markut at 414-479-8800 for more info.

  • Huntington’s Disease Society of America –  Wisconsin Chapter   877-330-2966

  • Lewy Body Dementia Association     800-539-9767

  • National Alliance for Caregiving – Online resources:

  • US Veterans Department   855-260-3274  For those caring for a Veteran, resources on dementia care through the VA and information on new research on dementia in Veterans. 

  • Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute   608-263-9949   Program that provides information, education, research, outreach, advocacy and service programs to help improve lives, advance knowledge and inspire hope.

  • Wisconsin Parkinson’s Association  414-219-7061 or 800-972-5455   Information, advocacy, support groups, education and screening workshops.