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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Kenosha County collects over 1,800 pounds of medication during Drug Take Back Day

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The local efforts of National Drug Take Back Day on April 30, 2022, helped collect 1,883 pounds of medications, both prescribed and over-the-counter, Kenosha County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced today. 

The events, held at five locations ac...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Kenosha County to hold events for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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On Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kenosha County residents can visit various locations throughout the county to safely dispose of unneeded medications, undergo life-saving NARCAN training and learn more about local behavioral health resources ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Kenosha County ADRC offers NEW online class to help you Stand Up and Move More

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting registrations for Stand Up & Move More, a free online workshop.

Did you know that too much sitting can increase your risk for numerous chronic conditions including heart disease, ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Kenosha County ADRC reports new twist on old Medicare scam

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There is a “new” Medicare scam circulating in Kenosha County. Again. Scammers have cleverly put a new twist on a scam that originated in 2020. 

The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center recently received a call from a savvy consume...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course begins March 9

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online. 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stan...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Amid local and national spikes in overdose deaths, life-saving resources remain available

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Drug overdose deaths in Kenosha County increased by 57 percent during a recent 12-month period compared with the year prior, far surpassing a disturbing national trend, leaders of the Kenosha County Opioid Task Force announced today.

During the 12-month sp...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Opioid Task Force warns of presence of fentanyl in illegal drugs, counterfeit prescriptions

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A powerful opioid that can cause a deadly overdose with just a small amount is appearing in many illegal drugs and counterfeit prescriptions, members of the Kenosha County Opioid Task Force are cautioning the community. 

The Kenosha County Sheriff...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course begins Oct. 13

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford Unive...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course begins Sept. 9

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford Unive...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Kenosha County to offer Human Services on the Go, a mobile unit targeted to specific neighborhoods

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The Kenosha County Division of Aging, Disability and Behavioral Health Services, in partnership with other agencies, will offer a mobile human services unit that will travel through targeted areas throughout the summer beginning the week of June 21.

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network to offer training, opportunity to meet legislators

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Are you interested in issues affecting older adults? Join members of the Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network (WAAN) and others to help educate state legislators about priority issues impacting Wisconsin’s aging population via this year’s ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Kenosha County ADRC and partners to host virtual event for National Healthcare Decisions Day

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The public is invited to a virtual event in celebration of National Healthcare Decisions Day from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 16.

Held on that date each year, National Healthcare Decisions Day is an opportunity for Americans to make their future healthcare...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Kenosha County offering expanded transportation

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Kenosha County is now offering expanded weekend hours and medical appointment trips on its Care-A-Van and Western Transit services.

Beginning in February, Care-A-Van’s Saturday hours will be 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and new Sunday service will also run 8 a.m.-6 p.m. ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Kenosha County ADRC to offer tools for caregivers course online

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford Unive...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Aging & Disability Services announces name change

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The Kenosha County Division of Aging & Disability Services recently announced a name change to the Kenosha County Division of Aging, Disability & Behavioral Health Services.  

The new name more accurately reflects all the populations the d...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Behavioral Health Resource Fair set for Saturday, Oct. 24

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The public is invited to a Behavioral Health Resource Fair, to be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 24, at Holy Spirit Community Church, 5900 11th Ave., Kenosha.

The Kenosha County Division of Aging and Disability Services is hosting the fair...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

New session of Powerful Tools for Caregivers course begins Oct. 14

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The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is again offering Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a free, 6-week educational series designed by Stanford University to give you toolsto take care of yourself while caring for a loved one.

Caregivers ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Feeling stretched or overwhelmed as a caregiver? Join Powerful Tools for Caregivers, now online!

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The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center is again offering Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a free, 6-week educational series designed by Stanford University to give you tools to take care of yourself while caring for a loved one.

Caregivers...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Kenosha County Opioid Task Force statement on dangerous narcotics

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The Kenosha County Opioid Task Force today released the following statement on what appears to be a more-dangerous-than-usual, potentially deadly supply of illicit drugs in our community:

“The Kenosha County Opioid Task Force has recently become ...

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