Wandering and Dementia

Wandering and Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander. As the brain changes during the progression of the disease, even some very important details are lost, such as the layout of their neighborhood, what their house looks like, their...
Exercise & Physical Activity for People with Dementia

Exercise & Physical Activity for People with Dementia

It is important that people stay physically active, even after a diagnosis of dementia. Though it may not be as easy as it once was, there are simple ways to keep the body active and moving, which can have positive impacts on the person’s body and brain. Exercise does...
Caregiving During COVID

Caregiving During COVID

(Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center) Caregivers have had a very tough job over the past few months. Many have had to monitor their loved one for symptoms, manage underlying conditions, and limit their engagement with others, all while continuing to manage their loved...
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a clinical diagnosis that some may refer to as “pre-Alzheimer’s,” though this is not always the case. A person may be diagnosed with MCI when they are experiencing cognitive decline severe enough to notice, but not severe enough to...
How is Dementia Diagnosed?

How is Dementia Diagnosed?

Though it is true that Alzheimer’s disease can only be truly diagnosed at autopsy, medical research has come a long way and has identified different methods of testing to determine the probable cause of dementia symptoms. Though sometimes the probable cause of...

Disabilities

Employment Guide for Persons with Disabilities

Outlines employment options including information on job assistance for older adults, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Examples are Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find funding, assistive technology, and legal issues and advocacy.

Information and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families, i.e.: finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

Loan Closets for Assistive Devices

Special Notice: ADRCs Loan Closet is closed to lending and accepting items. If you are unable to keep an item you have, please peel off ADRCs label and donate to another organization. Thank you. 

List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.

Used Medical Equipment Listing

usedHME.com Free on-line listing service where people can buy, sell or donate used home medical equipment.  Enter your zip code to find equipment near you.

Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

List of organizations that serve persons with disabilities with programs to help them stay active and learn new skills.

Respite Options for People with Special Needs

Explains what respite is, why it’s important, available respite options and where to get assistance to sort through those options.

ASPIRO

aspiroinc.org. 920-498-2599, 1673 Dousman Str., Green Bay, WI Agency serving individuals with disabilities.  Services such as early intervention, employment, and day services, and more.

CP

www.wearecp.org. 920-337-1122, 2801 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI  Provides aquatic exercise, therapy services, adult day services, childcare, advocacy, and information.

Curative Connections

curativeconnections.org. 920-468-1161, 2900 Curry Ln, Green Bay, WI  A wide variety of services for older adults and adults with disabilities.  Dementia, adult day services, training and employment, rehabilitation, transportation and more.

Options for Independent Living

Optionsil.org. 920-590-0500, 555 Country Club Road, Green Bay, WI Disability showcase model home and office.  Get hands on experience with assistive technology and adaptive equipment.  Provides advocacy, peer support, information, and referral.

WP Feedback

Dive straight into the feedback!
Login below and you can start commenting using your own user instantly