The Aging and Disability Resource Center is a “One Stop Shop”available for proving a wealth of information and assistance to older and disabled adults, their friends, family, caregivers and the general public.
Serving as a single entity, the Aging and Disability Resource Centerserving Green Lake, Marquette, and Waushara Counties is dedicated to linking individuals to information, benefits, and services needed to support independence, health, and desired living arrangement. Working as one, the Aging and Disability Resource Center maintains a local office in each county.
The center offers information about local services and assistance in finding services to match an individual with long term care needs. This includes In-home care, prevention programs, housekeeping and chore services, home modifications, safety and maintenance, health (healthy lifestyles, management of chronic conditions, dementia, etc), respite, transportation, nutrition, home delivered meals, housingincluding: senior and low income housing, assisted living, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, financial assistance (e.g., Social Security, SSI, Disability, Medicare, Medicaid and other benefit programs), enrollment into long-term care programs, legal issues (guardianship, power of attorney, client rights advocacy), abuse, neglect and financial exploitation, employment, vocational services, volunteer work, adaptive equipment, and much more.
The experience staff can assist by evaluating the older or disabled adults’ current needs and provide options available to meet their personal situation. The staff is knowledgeable about agencies and programs available in the surrounding areas that specialize in services for older adults and persons with disabilities and can assist with appropriate referrals to other agencies based on customers’ requests and needs.
In addition, the Aging and Disability Resource Center offers health promotion programs, such as Falls Prevention programs (Stepping On, A Matter of Balance and Tai Chi), Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and Medication Management.
For questions related to long-term care, options, and resource information, please call the Aging and Disability Resource Center toll free at (877) 883-5378 or visit us at our website,www.adrcinformation.org.