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. You can find the ADRC policy here.
2019 Washburn County 85.21 Specialized Transportation Assistance Program
Transportation Programs play a major role in the health of our communities. Washburn County is undergoing a planning process to determine how best to provide transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities.  
We need your input!

We invite you to take a look at our plan and give us your feedback. 
Our Transportation Plan is available at the ADRC office or plan to 
attend our public hearing session. 
Public Hearing:
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Washburn County ADRC
850 W. Beaverbrook Ave. 
(715) 635-4460

Facilitated by: Linda Hand, Aging Director/ADRC Supervisor
Written comments will be accepted until December 4, 2018. 
Please send to:
Linda Hand, ADRC Supervisor
850 W. Beaverbrook Ave. 
(715) 635-4460

For more information contact Aging and Disability Resource Center
1-888-538-3031 or
ty ADRC, 850 W. Beaverbrook Ave., Spooner, WI 54801

November is National Memory Screening Month
Manage your brain health with free memory screen that provides quick, confidential results! Schedule your appointment for 15-minute memory screen on November 14 in Barron, Chetek, Cumberland, Ladysmith, Rice Lake or Spooner. To schedule an appointment, contact the ADRC toll-free at 1-888-538-3031 or

November is Also National Family Caregiver Support Month
Take a look at the Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support web site for information or contact us toll-free at 1-888-538-3031.