Category: Aging & Disability Services

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Brookdale Appleton
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Caregiver/family member relief. Peace of mind, safer than home, senior apartments with 3 home delivered meals daily, mobile store in-house, housekeeping, laundry, medication assistance or management, 24 hr assistance, RN/caregiving staff health screened per shift/daily. Safe Covid19 cognitive/social/emotional support makes it better than being alone at home. Respite (short term) or residential (ongoing).


Covey

Covey to continue offering Respite services as well as Community Engagement sessions online as well as in person.


Covey
Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Covey hosts Covey Connects Live Interactive Events

Covey, is now offering a series of live interactive classes and social engagements called “Covey Connects” to reduce the effects of social isolation on already vulnerable populations.


Coyle Care Management and Consulting, LLC

Provide assessment and determination of needs, recommendations to meet those needs, and assistance throughout the process and challenges of care giving, in-home support, relocation to/from assisted living, isolation, and medical management. Can coordinate, accompany, and be an advocate and extra set of eyes and ears at medical appointments or with other providers. Assist and support family caregivers, as well as the aging adult.


Easter Seals Wisconsin HelpLine
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

-Provide access to disability related equipment and supplies when no other resource is available.
-Provide monthly support group via Zoom for parents/caregivers of family members with disabilities, as well as information and assistance for these families.


Family Caregiver Support Group
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Could you use some extra encouragement and understanding on your journey caring for a loved one? Join us and start getting extra support now! We will be meeting on the third Wednesday of every month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Mosaic Family Health located at 229 South Morrison St., Appleton, WI 54911. Parking is free for attendees in the Mosaic parking lot located directly in front of the building. All caregivers are welcome.


Fox Valley Advance Care Planning Partnership
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Free help for completion of Advance Directives and Power of Attorney for Health Care documents via phone and video. Resources and information about advance care planning, including support to ensure wishes for health care are known and understood, are also available.


Fox Valley Memory Project

We have networking opportunities, virtual Memory Cafés, and other resources.


Friendship Place

We are still open for all hours listed. Current members may come in and new potential members may call us for support. We offer small groups, recreational activities to socialize, informal counseling, education, and arts/crafts opportunities.


Menasha Senior Center
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

We have a couple outreach and engagement opportunities for older adults in Menasha and surrounding areas. Give us a phone call or check out our website, Chatter, or Facebook page for more information on the types of programs and activities.


Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Rehabilitation services are provided by the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI) to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired to achieve their own goals of independent living. For the health and safety of our consumers and staff, OBVI rehabilitation specialists will not be providing in-home services to consumers until further notice. OBVI staff will continue to support our consumers in the best way possible.


Options for Independent Living
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Information and Resources
Funding for Durable Medical Equipment (i.e. walkers, shower chairs, etc.)
Emergency funding for COVID-19 related expenses
Assistive Technology Assessments
Home Modification Assessments
Independent Life Skills Training
Peer Support
Advocacy Support


Outagamie County ADRC Benefit Specialists

Our Disability, Elder, and Area Benefit Specialists are here to help you with your needs.


Outagamie County Aging & Disability Resource Center

ADRCs offer the general public a single source for information and assistance on issues affecting older people and people with disabilities regardless of their income. ADRCs are the first place to go with your aging and disability questions, ages 17.5 to end of life. They are “information stations” where you can obtain accurate, unbiased information related to aging or living with a disability.


Outagamie County Nutrition Programs

Home delivered meals to the home bound. Grab ‘N Go Meal and shelf stable food bags at various locations: Appleton, Hortonville, Kaukauna, Seymour during COVID 19.


RCI Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health Program
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

Could you use some encouragement, support, and understanding in your caregiving journey? The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) Program is designed to assist caregivers experiencing stress in the care of their loved ones at home. The program offers current information in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia as well as in-depth support. A certified coach can help develop strategies and techniques for coping with troubling behaviors while improving emotional and physical health.


SOAR Fox Cities
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

SOAR Fox Cities has been empowering youth and adults with differing abilities for over 60 years, and that has not stopped in the wake of COVID-19. We now offer social, educational, and support programming completely virtually, including cooking classes, youth groups, game nights, workouts, caregiver support groups, and family dance parties. We are committed to continuing to provide connection and community. Together we will make it through!


St. Paul Elder Services, Inc.
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

St. Paul Elder Services has developed specialized, community-based programs and facilities that are specifically designed to enhance the lives of aging individuals. Whether the need is for post-acute care or long-term support, our caring, trained personnel are here to help either on our Kaukauna campus or in your home in the community. From support services we can bring to your home to rehabilitation centers for recovery, we can meet your needs and expectations.


ThedaCare
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

ThedaCare is here to support all your healthcare needs including Advance Care Planning. Resources are available to answer questions about Advance Directives you may have already completed or questions/assistance on how to complete a new Power of Attorney for Health Care.


Thompson Center on Lourdes
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

The Thompson Center on Lourdes is dedicated to the mental, physical and emotional well being of older adults. Although we are currently closed we are available for check-in calls. We’re looking into ways to create virtual programming in the areas of wellness, education and social.


Wellness Check - Appleton Police Department
Calumet County / Outagamie County / Northern Winnebago County

The police department is launching a “good neighbor” program to perform home checks for those at risk of contracting COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. It would consist of home checks of those older adults who may be living alone or people older than 60 and those individuals with pre-existing medical conditions (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease) are at a high risk of contracting COVID-19.


Winnebago County Aging and Disability Resource Center

Information, assistance, and referrals to resources and long term support services. Assistance with applying for benefits.