Welcome to the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Barron and Rusk Counties

Learn About Paid CNA Training!

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) jobs are available now and you can get paid to train! Learn more about it. We Care meets at 4:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday monthly at the Barron County Government Center, 335 E Monroe, Barron, WI.

Caregivers Needed for Research Study

The UW-Madison's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center has a project that aims to understand caregivers of those diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and other memory-related diagnoses, and their well-being and burnout. They are currently recruiting caregivers and participants for this study. Learn more.

Provide Input for the State Dementia Plan

Whether you are a family caregiver, healthcare professional, first responder, or community member, planners want to hear from you today about how dementia affects your life. Please take this short survey to help us figure out how to make life better for those living with dementia and their caregivers

If you would like to receive a paper survey, please contact us.

Growing Connections

This program is for people living with early stage dementia and their care partners. No garden, gardening experience or green thumb required!

Enjoy the joys of gardening together each month with this fun program! The Rusk County session has space available. Learn more here, or to register contact Trisha Witham at 888-538-3031.

Vaccines and Boosters!

Find out where you and your family members can get your vaccines and the latest booster with the vaccine locator!

ADRC of Washburn County

You can find information about the Washburn County ADRC here.

Local Information, Personal Choice

Resources for Independent Living

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 or Rusk County? Find your local ADRC.

Volunteer with the ADRC!

It's good for you and your community! Read about our volunteer opportunities, contact us or call toll-free at 1-888-538-3031.

Thank Your Brain Thursdays

Get a free Memory Screen! Your confidential screen takes about ten minutes. Walk-ins are welcome-no appointment needed!

Available at two locations:

ADRC Office, 335 E. Monroe, Room 100, Barron
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on the 3rd Thursdays monthly:

  • January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, and May 18

North Lakes Community Clinic, 730 Swede Avenue, Turtle Lake, WI, 54889
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.on the 2nd Thursdays monthly

  • February 9, March 9, April 13, and May 11

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, socioeconomic, marital or military status. We respect the diversity of our customers, employees, and communities. You can find the ADRC policy here.