Caregiver Support Services

The Aging and Disability Resource Center offers a variety of services for people who provide care to a family member or other loved one.

Caregiver Education & Training

Caregiver support Information and assistance to meet needs and to access publicly-funded programs:

  • Respite care
  • Supportive services (e.g., in-home assistance, transportation, etc.)
  • Resource Library
  • Loan closet

Dementia Care Services

Training Opportunities

  • Taking Care of You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving Identifying and reducing stress
  • Communicating feelings, needs, and concerns
  • Learning from our emotions
  • Mastering caregiving decisions
  • In-home training or assistance to find it
  • Training on such topics as infection control, difficult behaviors, aphasia, etc.

Adult Day Center

Respite Care

Requests for daytime respite may be accommodated by the Adult Day Center or by reimbursement to an in-home provider. Overnight respite is generally available at assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Reimbursement of an in-home provider is also possible.

Resource Library

Our "Knowledge Nook" has video tapes, books, brochures, Internet access, and other material.

Support Groups

For more information or to register for any of these support groups, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-346-1401 or toll-free, at 866-920-2525. Registration may be required to ensure that space is available.

Caregiver Support Group

  • 2nd Wednesday, 1:30 pm.
  • 3rd Tuesday, 4:30 pm (virtual only)
  • Last Wednesday, at 1:30 pm.

The in-person support group will be offered on the 2nd and last Wednesday of each month with limited capacity. We offer the virtual option for those who prefer to join us by video or audio. Open to all caregivers.

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