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Below are various resource lists compiled by the Aging and Disability Resource Center.  Click on the resource list Title to open a printable version of the resource list.
Title
Description 
Available in Spanish 
 
Community Service Directory

 
Booklet containing a variety of Community Resources for older adults and individuals with disabilities.
  

Yes

Contacting Your Legislators

Names and contact information for Federal and State of Wisconsin elected officials.

 No 

Driver Training, Evaluation and Modification Resources

 
Resources for older drivers including driving assessments, driving schools & classes, and vehicle assessments & modifications.

 Yes

Durable Medical and Mobility Resources

Businesses that provide home medical equipment, supplies, services, and repairs.
 


 No

Exercise Options for Seniors
 

List of free or low cost exercise options around Kenosha County.
 


 No

Food Assistance Programs and Food Pantries

Information on Food Share (foodstamps), food pantries, soup kitchen, senior dining program & locations, and Meals on Wheels.
 


 Yes

Hiring a Caregiver

Booklet of things to consider when hiring a caregiver.  Booklet contains tips, steps, tools and helpful websites that can be utilized when going through the hiring process to ensure the safety of the care recipient. 

No 


Home and Property Maintenance Providers

 
Individuals and businesses that provide services around the home such as home repairs, lawn care, snow removal, painting, and general handyman type services. 


 No

Home Health Care Agencies

 
List of agencies that provide skilled nursing and therapy services.  Services may be covered by Medicare and/or Medicaid.   
      

 No

Home Modifications and Accessibility Providers


 
Providers who build ramps, rent ramps, or make other home modifications for increased accessibility around the home.
 

 No

Hospice Providers

 
List of agencies that provide Hospice services which are services that focus on controlling pain and discomfort for individuals who have a terminal illness. 


 No

Housing Directory

 
Booklet listing housing options for older adults and persons with disabilities for all levels of care: independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities.  Includes subsidized apartment list, CBRF list, AFH list, and nursing home list. 


 Yes
 
Legal Information


 List of options regarding obtaining legal information. 
  

  Yes

Loan Closets 
 
List of businesses that offer durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, shower chairs, and crutches for no charge.
 

 Yes

Low Cost Healthcare Resources

Healthcare services and prescription assistance for people who are uninsured or underinsured.

 
Yes

Personal Emergency Response and Monitoring Systems

List of providers for Lifeline and other in-home monitoring systems.
 


  Yes

Recreation and Wellness Guide

Booklet containing the options for arts & entertainment, exercise & recreation programs, group sports, travel, and adaptive services & equipment for individuals with disabilities. 

Yes

Respite and Adult Day Care Services

Programs and agencies that provide social and recreational programs for older adults and/or persons with disabilities and provide relief for the primary caregiver.

 Yes

Supportive Home Care Services
 

List of agencies that provide non-medical services such as personal care, homemaking, meal preparation, companionship, errands, etc...These services are typically private pay and not covered by insurance.


 No

Transportation Providers
 

Resources for public and private transportation options including city transit, specialized medical transportation, and taxis.


 Yes
 
Youth Transition Guide

 
What's Next? A guide covering many topics for young adults as they transition from youth to adult services.

No

Disclaimer:
This information is provided as is with no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information. Information is considered to be accurate as of the date of the last update, printed above. The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) may not be held liable for misuse of this information.
The ADRC does not recommend or screen the business or service organizations in our data base, and is not responsible for any vendor business policies. Please use your discretion when calling for services, requesting estimates, reviewing references and licensure. For professional license information, you can contact the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing by phone: 1-608-266-2112, or access their website:  online.drl.wi.gov/LicenseLookup/LicenseLookup.aspx    
You can also contact the Better Business Bureau by phone: 1-800-273-1002 or access their website: www.wisconsin.bbb.org/