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Elderly Care

Aging & Disability Resources by County


Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County

715-839-4735

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Chippewa County
715-726-7777

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dunn County
715-232-4006


Service Providers


Almost Family

715-831-0631

Visiting Angels
715-598-1750


Legal Resources


Power of Attorney Form (PDF)

   
Power of Attorney Health Care Form (PDF)
   
List of Estate Planning Attorneys


Local Senior Centers


Chippewa Falls Senior Center

715-720-1666

L. E. Phillips Senior Center
715-839-4909


Assisted Living Directory


Chippewa Valley Assisted Living Association


Recommended Reading

The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace to Honor Your Aging Parents
My Parent's Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)
Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?: Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age
 



For More Information


Administration on Aging

202-401-4634
Caregiver information, fact sheets, resources and other issues related to aging.

Alzheimer’s Association
1-800-272-3900
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
1-800-222-2225
A website to help find current, comprehensive Alzheimer’s disease information and resources.

Alzheimer’s Institute – Wisconsin
Provides a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer’s related facilities, agencies and services in the state of Wisconsin.

American Health Care Association
202-842-4444 

American Heart Association

American Medical Association

Assist Guide Information Services
Excellent information and resources to help family caregivers cope with aging, disability and elder care issues. Free online caregiver kit available.

Benefits Checkup
Operated by the National Council on Aging, identified federal and state assistance programs for older Americans in each community.

Benefits for People with Disabilities

Caregiver Guide
Everything families need to understand, plan and manage care for their elderly loved one.

Caregiving – Insights, Information, Inspirations

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Caregiving – AARP
Addresses many issues of home and family caregiving as well as caregiving in the workplace.

Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin
A non-profit agency providing services to people with disabilities in a ten county area.

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)

Chippewa Valley Assisted Living Association

Chippewa Valley Family Caregiving Alliance

Disability Rights Wisconsin
Protection and advocacy for people with disabilities.   

Drug Watch
Awareness group educates seniors on healthy aging.   

Eldercare Locator
Connects those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community based organizations.   

Empowering Caregivers
Provides information, education and support for informal family caregivers, as well as to promote public awareness about the realities of those who care for loved ones.   

Family Caregiver Alliance
Family Caregiver Alliance provides an online support group and offers online consultations for caregivers and news features for families, caregivers, professionals, policy makers and the media.   

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR)

Helping Caregivers
Tips for working caregivers.   

Hospice Foundation of America
For those caregiving and facing the challenges of terminal illness and end-of-life decisions.   

Lewy-Body Dementia Association

Medicare

MedicineNet
Health and Medical Information Produced by Doctors     

Mesothelioma Info

National Council on Disability

National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Aging
Provides fact sheets and other resources relating to older adults.   

National Caregiver’s Library
Resources and links on a variety of caregiving issues.   

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging

Today’s Caregiver Magazine Online
Provides information, support and guidance for family caregivers.   

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Wisconsin Alliance for Family Caregiving
A network of organizations and family caregivers that provides education, resources and support to family caregivers in the state of Wisconsin.   

Working Caregiver
Resources for family caregivers to avoid distractions, emotional fatigue and physical exhaustion resulting from balancing work and caregiving.   

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Comprehensive description of state programs.   

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Program

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