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!

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

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 […]
May is ADRC Month! Check out these survey results!!

May is ADRC Month! Check out these survey results!!

May is ADRC Month! Check out these survey results!!
Caregivers Have Rights, Too!

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 […]

A Unique Support Group for People Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

A Unique Support Group for People Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease Please note this is not a support group that is affiliated with the ADRC. However, we want people to know about this developing resource in our community! The purpose of […]

Monroe Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives

Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives

Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives As the number of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease continues to increase (estimated 5.3 million currently) the need for a better support system in our communities is greater! Did you know that 70% of the 110,000 […]

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 […]
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