Aging & Disability Resource Center of the Wolf River Region
We are available by phone and email.
In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, many of our staff are working remotely. Our offices are currently closed but we are available to help!
Call us at our toll free number:
or eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your health and safety is very important to us. It is more important than ever to follow health department recommendations. Thank you for doing your part to support the community.
Welcome to the ADRC!
View and/or Download Your 2020 Resource Guide Here!
View the 2020 Resource Guide for the ADRC of the Wolf River Region
- Please fill out your 2020 Census. Click here to see the different ways you can fill out your Census. Every person counts!
**Mobile Food Pantry**
Feeding America is offering drive-thru food pick up in Shawano County. Folks can drive to the designated location and a box of free food will be put in their vehicle for them. This event will be held every Friday October 9 – October 30. The designated site in Shawano is at the Shawano County Fairgrounds from 10:00 am – noon. Click here to view the informational flyer.
**Caregiving During the Coronavirus**
The Alzheimer’s Association has also developed tips for dementia caregivers at home and for families with individuals in assisted living. Click below to view a document created by the Alzheimer’s Association regarding caregiving in a time of the Coronavirus.
The ADRC offers free memory screens; which are a brief test used to evaluate memory, judgment and the ability to understand visual information; for individuals who are concerned about their memory or for those who are 65 years of age or older and want to track their cognitive ability over time. **These are still able to be conducted via telephone.**
Your Connection to Disability and Senior Services
The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Wolf River Region provides no-cost information and assistance about services that help the elderly and people with disabilities. Our professional staff will help connect you and your family with the services that can help you. We can provide consultation at one of our offices, over the phone, in your own home or at another community location.
Some of the free disability and senior services the ADRC offers include:
- Information and assistance to help maintain independent living through supportive services
- Access to private-pay or publicly funded long-term care options
- Details on prevention and early intervention programs
- Connection to services you can apply for such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Foodshare and Medicaid
A Comprehensive Resource Center
Information and Assistance Specialists can talk to you about various resources, including health and wellness, nutrition and publicly funded long-term care services. Our knowledgeable staff can also assist in helping you explore and evaluate all of the options that are available for care.
Find local resource center offices available in your area or click here to view a video in sign language on what the ADRC all has to offer.