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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.

Help Improve Prescription Drug Labels!
Have you ever received a confusing prescription medication label? You are not alone. What makes a medication label great? What makes it confusing to read?

Take two minutes to vote for your favorite label at this link. If you want to, also tell Wisconsin Health Literacy (WHL) a personal story about medication labels. It's anonymous, and your vote will help improve WHL's project to make medication labels easier to read and understand for everyone.

ADRC Board Seeks New Members
The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Barron, Rusk and Washburn Counties (ADRC) is currently looking for people interested in serving on the governing board. The mission of the ADRC is to provide older adults and people with disabilities the resources needed to live with dignity and security, and stay as independence as possible and have a high quality of life. The ADRC helps people make the most of their own resources, stay independent and delay or prevent the need for potentially expensive long-term care.

The governing board serves in an advisory & policy-making role and is not involved in day-to-day operations of the ADRC. Board members must represent one of the customer groups we serve. Are you qualified to represent any of the following?
• Persons age 60 or better 
• Adults age 18-59 with physical disabilities
• Adults with intellectual/cognitive disabilities
• Youth who will soon be receiving adult services
• Family caregivers or legal guardians for any of above
Qualified applicants must be interested in preserving the ADRC’s mission and advocating
for programs and services that help fulfill it. No experience on governing boards or advisory committees is necessary.
Application deadline is September 30th, 2017. You can fill out the application here.For more information, please contact Leslie Fijalkiewicz, ADRC Director at 715-537-6225.