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Creates public awareness of caregiver issues through education, training & public presentations. Also supports caregivers by connecting them w/information & resources to help them manage their caregiving role. Presentations can be scheduled through this office. Limited funding is available to assist caregivers w/respite care & supplemental services.
Like many people, you may not realize you’re a caregiver. You might think of what you do as simply helping someone important to you – a spouse, partner, parent, or friend. If you are helping with things like: medications, grocery shopping, doctor visits, laundry, or household chores, the Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop is for you. Powerful Tools is a workshop that teaches you how to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. By taking care of your own physical, emotional and financial needs, you become a better caregiver. Meets one time a week for six weeks for 1 ¾ hours.
Resource Specialist staff provides information regarding supports and resources available to help meet the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities. Resource Specialist help sort through options available to individuals, family members, caregivers, and concerned others in a clear and concise manner allowing individuals to make informed decisions about their current and future care needs. Resource Specialist, when appropriate complete the eligibility screening and enrollment for publicly funded programs such as Family Care and IRIS.
Services offered by the Alzheimer’s Association are: help line, family consultation, education, advocacy, lending library, public awareness, diagnostic information, safety issues and support groups. The nation’s largest voluntary health organization devoted to conquering Alzheimer’s disease. Through its national network of chapters, the Alzheimer’s Association serves as the premier source of information and support. There are 5.4 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease.
120 Clark St
Services offered are: help line, family consultation, education, advocacy, public awareness, diagnostic information, safety issues and support groups. The nation’s largest voluntary health organization devoted to conquering Alzheimer’s disease. Through its national network of chapters, the Alzheimer’s Association serves as the premier source of information and support.Virtual options are available. Reach out to our Helpline for the most current offerings.
505 S. 24th Avenue, Ste. 304
Wausau, WI 54401
Provides services to help people w/disabilities gain greater independence. Primary services are: vocational rehabilitation, respite services, camping & recreation, information & referral, & public education.
8001 Excelsior Dr, Ste 200
(608) 277-8288 or (800) 422-2324
Provides behavioral consulting to families & providers caring for individuals w/challenging behavior.
PO Box 1326