Aging and Disability Resource Center
of the Wolf River Region

serving Shawano, Oconto, and Menominee Counties and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Toll Free 1-855-492-ADRC (2372)

 

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Welcome to the ADRC!

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Wolf River Region provides no-cost information and assistance to services that affect the elderly or people with a disability. Our professional staff will help you and your family find the information and assistance you need for services in your area. Our services can be provided at one of our offices, on the phone, or in your own home.

Some of the services that the ADRC can offer are:

  • Information and assistance to help maintain your independence through supportive services

  • Access to publically funded long-term care programs such as the Community Options Program

  • Prevention programs

  • Early intervention programs

  • Connection to services that you can apply for such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Foodshare and Medicare

Information and Assistance Specialists can speak to you about resources including health and wellness services, adult protective services, nutrition, and publically-funded long-term care services. Knowledgeable staff can assist you by exploring options and evaluating choices that are available when considering making decisions. Local resource center offices are available in your area.

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Strong Bones

Shawano County is getting ready for their Strong Bones Program which will begin January 5, 2015. This 11 week course focuses on strength training, flexibility and balancing activities. It is a great opportunity for those with health concerns; such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and back pain; to benefit from this program. The Strong Bones Program will be offered at Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano, Swedberg Funeral Home in Gresham, Total Fitness in Shawano and St. Paul's Church in Bonduel. Click here to see the list of dates and times the program will be held at each location. To register or to find out more information, contact Nancy Schultz with UW-Extension at 715-526-6136. The cost of the program is $25.

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Stepping On

Oconto County is offering the Stepping On Program in 2015! This program is designed for anyone who wants to improve balance, learn about how to avoid falls in the future and how to reduce falls in the home. The class will be held every Wednesday beginning January 14 - February 25 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Oconto City Hall building. Contact Carol for more information and to register at 920-373-1441.

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*** Click here to view our 2014 Resource Guide for the ADRC of the Wolf River Region.***


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Our Oconto Falls office location has relocated to 229 Van Buren Street, Oconto Falls WI 54154.

Oconto Falls

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Wittenberg Satellite Office Location                                    Lakewood Satellite Office Location
Wittenberg Community Center                                             Northern Health Centers
208 West Vinal Street                                                           15397 Wisconsin 32
Wittenberg WI 54499                                                             Lakewood WI 54138
Open Every Wednesday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.           Open Every Wednesday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.