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Get Help to Live Independently and Stretch Your Money at Your Local ADRC

Contact us for a free, confidential consultation to get unbiased information about local resources for individuals ages 60 + and adults with disabilities. Your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) staff knows how to help you find what you need to make decisions about independent living and your quality of life. 

Confidentially-at no cost, with no pressure. You make the decisions. 

Local Information, Personal Choice 

Review our comprehensive resources directories or set up a personal consultation to help find out what makes sense for you. Choose what you need to stay as independent as possible, as long as possible, while stretching your dollars as far as possible. Learn about options including: 
  • Healthy living 
  • Getting rides 
  • Benefit eligibility
Looking for programs or services outside Barron, Rusk or Washburn County? Find your local ADRC

You're Welcome Here

We welcome everyone to the ADRC, regardless of race, age, color, national origin, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or socioeconomic, marital or military status. Your ADRC respects the diversity of our customers, employees, and communities.

House-Passed Health Care Bill Dangerous for Millions of Older Americans

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO, The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)— 
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed this afternoon (5/5/2017) by the House of Representatives represents a grave risk to millions of older adults, caregivers and people with disabilities, as this bill would negatively impact their access to the affordable health care and accessible long-term care they need to maintain their health and independence. Read more here.

Reelin’ in New Memories: A Fishing Outing 

Washington, DC
Washburn and Barron County residents with dementia are invited to a special fishing event planned just for them. 
• Equipment provided
• Each participant will be paired with a local volunteer anglers will provide support and guidance as needed
• No license needed for the event
• Lunch of fish and potatoes   
Attendance is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Trisha Bailkey at 715-635-4460 or trisha.bailkey@co.barron.wi.us to register or for more information.

June 17, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Veterans Park, N4063 Veterans Way Spooner, WI 54801

Presented by the Aging & Disability Resource 
Center, Friends of Spooner Hatchery, and Faith in Action.

Dementia Friendly Businesses and Organizations

See which businesses and organizations have gone through Dementia Friendly Training!

New Member Needed to Serve on the ADRC Board

Fill out the application here.