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Serving Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood counties
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ALZHEIMER’S SAFE RETURN PROGRAM – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter

Provides 24 hour nationwide emergency response for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia who wander or have medical emergencies.

PHONE

(800) 272-3900

WEBSITE

www.alz.org

ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW LIFELINE

Lifeline is a 24 hours a day personal response system. You, as a subscriber, wear a small, waterproof personal help button either as a necklace or bracelet. If you need help, one punch of the help button will activate the Lifeline unit installed in your home. Working through your phone line, the Lifeline unit will put you in touch with a caring Lifeline monitor, who will then call for the help you need. This help may be from one of your responders, (friend, neighbor, or relative), or emergency personnel if needed. Lifeline units are installed and serviced locally.

ADDRESS

410 Dewey St
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 421-7597

FIRSTCALL MEDICAL MONITORING Clark Electric Appliance & Satellite Inc.

Service is simple, cost-effective solution that allows individuals the satisfaction of independent living. With a touch of a button (worn around the neck or wrist), two-way voice communication is established w/the Cooperative Response Center & they will summon help from your custom contact list &/or medical personnel. Offer personal installation w/in a radius of our office in Greenwood, WI.

PHONE

(866) 279-6544 or (715) 267-6544

FREEDOM ALERT

Programmable two-way voice pendant communication w/no monthly fees. Freedom Alert can be programmed to call family, friends, or neighbors, at anytime from anywhere in the home & into the surrounding yard. If the programmed contacts are unreachable – the system can default to call an emergency 911 operator.

PHONE

(800) 519-2419

INTERIM LIFELINE

A two-way “care phone” system which allows clients to talk to a specially trained client attendant for Emergencies. Services provided in client’s own home or facility. Monthly fee.

ADDRESS

2402 Grand Ave
Wausau WI,

PHONE

(715) 842-7707

LIFELINE

Permits people who are elderly or disabled or those just concerned about their safety to summon help 24 hrs. a day by pushing a button on a small device worn as a pendant.

Langlade: Aspirus Langlade Hospital, 112 E 5th Ave, Antigo 54409
Telephone: (715) 623-9422

Lincoln: 1500 O’Day St, Merrill 54452
Telephone: (715) 536-5575

PHONE

(800) 543-3546

LIFELINE MEDICAL ALERT - ASPIRUS WAUSAU HOSPITAL

Permits people who are elderly or disabled, or those just concerned about their safety, to summon help 24 hours a day by pushing a button worn as a wristband or neckcord. Standard plan is $25 per month. Also available is the Auto Alert automatic fall detection button worn on a neckcord for $38 per month. For those without a landline the wireless service is $41 per month or with Auto Alert, $56 per month. Also available is the new GoSafe mobile help button, which will send a help signal inside and outside the home, using WiFi, GPS and Intelligent Bread Crumbs to determine your location. GoSafe also includes automatic fall detection. The button is purchased for $149 with a monthly monitoring fee of $54. There is a $35 installation fee for each service. Please call the number above for an application or additional information. All help buttons are waterproof.

ADDRESS

333 Pine Ridge Blvd
Wausau, 54401

PHONE

(715) 847-2781

PROJECT LIFESAVER

The program is designed to track, rescue and help those with cognitive conditions who tend to wander, including those with Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities, and Dementia. Contact for information on initial costs and monthly fees.

Langlade: (715) 627-6411
Lincoln: (715) 536-6272
City of Tomahawk: (715) 453-2121

SAFETY NET TRACKING SYSTEMS

Technology to help locate someone with a cognitive condition whey they wander. Participants wear a SafetyNet bracelet that features a radio frequency transmitter that emits a continuous signal which is used by local authorities to track their location.

PHONE

(877) 434-6384

WISCONSIN CRIME ALERT NETWORK SILVER ALERT PROGRAM

Silver Alerts notify the public when at-risk or vulnerable seniors are missing. For those with Alzheimer’s and dementia but not limited to those over 60 years. Silver Alerts go out by email, text message or fax. Visit their website to sign up.

WOOD COUNTY PROJECT LIFESAVER PROGRAM

Individuals diagnosed with medical conditions that may pose a wandering risk can be fitted with a small personal transmitter that emits an individualized tracking signal. If an enrolled person goes missing, the caregiver calls 911 and a trained emergency team responds to locate the missing person. Call for more information and costs. Serving Wood County: Age 17 or under contact Wood County Human Services: 715-421-8669, Age 18 and over contact ADRC-CW: 715-421-0014.

PHONE

(888) 486-9545