Grandfather looking at and laughing with seven-year old granddaughter.Older adult woman and man standing outside a two-story colonial home.Older woman in a senior living facility talking with her visiting daughter.Young man with Down's Syndrome in office building lobby.Middle-aged woman in a wheelchair outside on a path looking at fall leaves with her small dog on a leash.

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

Attend “Fortune Cookies” for a Better Understanding of Brain Health and Dementia !

Enjoy a free meal, play and conversation!

“Fortune Cookies,” is free community event that helps family members, caregivers, local businesses, and the broader community talk about brain health, dementia and the most well-known form of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease. All community members are welcome to attend any of these three local events; registration is required and seating is limited.

June 7th, 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Shell Lake Arts Center, 802 1st St., Shell Lake

June 8th, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tee-Away Gold & Supper Club, 1401 E 11th St., Ladysmith

June 8th, 5:00-7:30 p.m.
The Mill, 646 Banks St., Chetek

Save the Date for the 2022 Regional Caregiver Conference!

Empowering Family Caregivers

Friday, October 28th, 9 a.m. - Noon

New Hybrid Format! Join in person at Northwood Technical College- Rice Lake Campus or virtually by Zoom. Details and registration information to come!

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

Stepping On Workshop

If you are interested in participating in our next fall prevention workshop, Stepping On, please contact Alisa Lammers at alisa.lammers@co.barron.wi.us or 1-888-538-303.

Volunteer with the ADRC!

Find an opportunity that matches your interests and schedule. To help with a Health Promotion, Nutrition, or respite program at any of our locations, please contact us at info@adrcconnections.org or call toll-free 1-888-538-3031.

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, Rusk or Washburn County? Find your local ADRC.

Barron County Celebrates Our Centenarians!

Enjoy our 2021 Centenarian Celebration with this video.

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.