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Do you know about our board?

Do you know about our board? A little ADRC History…. Wisconsin is the birthplace for ADRCs. The long history of ADRC development starting in the 1990s as people in Wisconsin came together to develop the concept of ADRC. The first […]

We Want to Hear from YOU!

We want to hear from YOU!  Adults 60 years or older, Adults with Disabilities, or Family & Friends, Do you have concerns about any of the following? We would like you to join us for an informational meeting with our […]

Dementia Care Specialists – A Local Resource for Families

Dementia Care Specialists – A Local Resource for Families  Every 66 seconds someone in the US develops Alzheimer’s disease. In Wisconsin, there are over 115,000 individuals living with dementia. The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Southwest Wisconsin has […]

Caregivers Have Rights, Too!

CAREGIVERS HAVE RIGHTS, TOO! By Jane Mahoney, Older American’s Act Consultant, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources It happens gradually. She needs a little help balancing the checkbook. There are other bills on the counter not getting paid. The layer […]

Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Period By the GWAAR Legal Services Team  Each year from October 15 through December 7, there is an Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), also known as the Open Enrollment Period, for Medicare Beneficiaries to change their […]

Labor Day Ideas for the Elderly

Labor Day Ideas for the Elderly By: Janet Butteris, Social Worker  Labor Day at the Zoo or Carnival Many elderly adults enjoy doing activities that they did during their youth Why not pack the care and head out for a […]

Grant County Cooling Centers

Due to the excessive heat that is predicted for Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd we felt it was important to share the cooling centers for Grant County. Please be safe in this dangerous heat!!!  

Join us at the Monroe Memory Café!

Join us at the Monroe Memory Café! The Memory Café is a social gathering for individuals living with memory loss, earlier stages of dementia including Alzheimer’s, and their family and friends. It is a time to gather for laughter, relaxation, […]

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