WI Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired offers the White Cane Program. Through this program, citizens who are … Read More>>
Your Free Community Connection to Essential Supports & Services
Toll-free: 1-855-492-ADRC (2372)
Serving Shawano, Oconto and Menominee Counties and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community
ALL of our offices are now OPEN for in-person visits and appointments.
Please Note: Properly worn face masks are encouraged at all ADRC offices. Your health and safety are 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.
Please call the ADRC if you need transportation to your COVID vaccine appointment. Resources are available. Call us at our toll-free number: 1-855-492-2372 (ADRC) or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the ADRC!
View and/or Download Your 2021 Resource Guide Here!
View the 2021 Resource Guide for the ADRC of the Wolf River Region
Congratulations to the Shawano Senior Citizen Committee!
The Shawano Senior Citizen Committee has completed the Dementia Friendly Business Training!! Thank you committee members for taking the time to participate in this training. If your business or organization is interested in this training, please call Mary Jo at 715-526-4712.
**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.
- Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus
- Cuidar de alguien en tiempos del Coronavirus
- Caregiver Call-In Support Group – This is a free call-in support group for caregivers of those with dementia. These calls are held every Monday from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.
- Free Online Family Caregiver Training
**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 May 7 – 28. The designated site in Shawano is at the Shawano County Fairgrounds from 10:00 am – noon. Click here to view the informational flyer.
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. Contact us to learn more.
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.