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ADRC General Info
  • Aging & Disability Resource Center Brochure - Download
    ADRC brochure general outline of services, contact information.

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center Brochure in Hmong - Download
    Hmong translation of ADRC brochure general outline of services, contact information.

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center Brochure in Spanish - Download
    Spanish translation of ADRC brochure general outline of services, contact information.

  • Support the Aging & Disability Resource Center - Download
    Flyer that explains how you can support the Aging & Disability Resource Center.

Alcohol & Other Drug Addictions (AODA)
  • Beginning the Journey AODA Recovery - Download
    Booklet: A listing of agencies that provide services for alcohol and other drug addiction treatment in Brown County, Wisconsin

  • Getting Help - AODA Treatment Providers of Brown County - Download
    Booklet that "walks" persons who are concerned about someone who has an addiction through the different levels of services that are available in Brown County. It explains the appropriate application of these services, how to access them, and the types of funding and payment options available.

  • Information & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities - Download
    List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families in finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

  • Suicide Prevention: Response to a Cry for Help - Download
    A brochure that helps identify risk factors and provides information about programs and services to help prevent suicide. Prepared by the Suicide Prevention Group in Brown County.

Basic Needs
  • Bridging the Gap: Brown County Community Resources - Download
    Booklet: Description of and contact information for service providers in Brown County for persons who are looking for services to meet their basic needs. Includes food, shelter, childcare, employment, medical, transportation, etc.

  • Brown County Food Resources - Download
    A booklet with information about pantries, community meals, food share (food stamps) and other programs that provide food assistance.

  • Brown County Food Resources- Spanish (Despensas de Alimentos en el condado de Brown) - Download
    A booklet with information about pantries, community meals, FoodShare and other programs that provide food assistance. (Un recurso con información sobre despensas de alimentos, comedores comunitarios, FoodShare y otras programas que proveen la asistencia de comida.)

  • FoodShare - Download
    A federal program that helps individuals and families stretch their food budget by saving them money on groceries. Application required, income guidelines apply.

  • Government Free Cell Phone Program (Lifeline) - Download
    A program that gives qualified recipients a free phone and up to 250 free minutes per month, with an option of purchasing more minutes.

  • Transportation Options Booklet - Download
    Booklet explains the different types of transportation options available in Brown County.

Caregiving
  • Caregiver Corner - Download
    A listing of services specifically designed to support caregivers offered by the Aging & Disability Resource Center

  • Caregiver Handbook - Download
    Booklet designed to help caregivers figure out what their needs are and provide an outline of resources available in Brown County, Wisconsin

  • Caregiver Call-In Support Group - Download
    Free statewide telephone support group for caregivers. Sponsored by the ADRC of the Lakeshore.

  • Financial Steps for Caregivers
    Download Booklet from the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) website. Caregiving can have serious financial consequences. It's important to learn about how to take the necessary steps to avoid compromising your own financial future. The booklet is easy to read and practical. Great tips and easy to use tools that are practical for anyone trying to examine their finances and/or plan for the future.

  • Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions & Answers - Download
    This booklet from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) offers long-distance family members and friends some help when trying to care for their loved ones.

  • Mug Club...For Caregivers - Download
    Monthly evening support group for anyone caring for a fmaily member, friend, neighbor, or loved one. Meets at the ADRC of Brown County and is sponsored by the Brown County Caregiver Coalition.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Download
    This six-week educational program helps unpaid family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Class is offered through the ADRC, with a small suggested donation cost.

  • Share the Care - Download
    This program brings together a caring community of people to provide assistance to someone they know with any type of caregiving needs. The ADRC is proud to be Brown County's Share the Care station, so all questions can be directed to our agency (920-448-4300).

Consumer Rights, Responsibility, Grievance & Privacy Policies
  • Consumer Rights & Responsibilities - Download
    Describes the rights and responsibilities of consumers who do business with the ADRC.

  • Privacy Statement - Download
    The privacy of your protected health information is important to us. This notice describes how your protected health information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

  • Your Rights & the Complaint-Appeal Process - Download
    Brochure describes your rights in filing a complaint or appeal and explains the process.

Dementia
  • Dementia Care Specialist Brochure - Download
    Serving individuals, families and the community, your local Dementia Care Specialist can help you with any questions regarding dementia in your family or at large in Brown County.

  • Dementia Handbook - Download
    This handbook, published by the ADRC of Brown County, is loaded with information and resources to guide you through the journey of dementia. It will be helpful if you are a caregiver, professional, or person who has been diagnosed with demenita.

  • Memory Care Connections - Download
    Reduce your stress and increase family support as you care for a loved one with dementia. Gain knowledge & support from this program administered by the Dementia Care Specialist of Brown County.

  • Language Enriched Exercise Plus Socialization (LEEPS - Download
    Matching people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with a volunteer, this program provides respite for a loved one providing caregiving. Volunteers help the person with dementia exercise using evidence-based practices designed specifically for those with dementia. Another day finds the volunteer & person with dementia doing social activities in the community.

  • Language Enriched Exercise Plus Socialization (LEEPS) Volunteer - Download
    Program that matches volunteers to help people with dementia exercise using evidence-based practices designed and do social activities in the community. Must be at least 18 years of age to become a volunteer. Perfect opportunity to help grandchildren, friends, neighbors, and other loved ones connect with their loved one with dementia!

  • ADRC Memory Screen - Download
    Discover how a FREE, simple, ten-minute memory screen can help you stay on top of your brain health. Given by trained staff at the ADRC, these screens can be done in the office or in your own home.

  • AT Home with Dementia - Download
    Find the adaptive medical equipment you or your loved one with dementia need. Trained experts can do home assessments at no cost to you, commonly suggesting low-cost options to make living in your own home safer. Program provided by a combined grant partnership with the ADRC of Brown County, Curative Connections, and Options for Independent Living.

  • Find a Doctor for You: Medical Providers for Older Adults & Adults with Dementia - Download
    Looking for a doctor to fit your needs as you age? Do you or a loved one have concerns about dementia? This listing describes the certified geriatric medical providers, memory assessment clinics, and neuropsychologists in Brown County that can help.

  • Alzheimer's & Related Demenita Support Groups in Brown County - Download
    A listing of caregiver support groups affiliated with the Alzheimer's Association in Brown County.

Developmental Disability
  • Home Care & Supportive Housing Options - Download
    A description of different types of home care and supportive living options along with a listing of providers, their services and contact information.

  • Day Programs - Download
    Listing of providers that provide programing during the day, includes a description of program and contact information.

  • Respite Options - Download
    Booklet that explains what respite is, why it's important, available options and where to get assistance to sort through these options.

  • Recreational Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities - Download
    Listing of activities and programs for persons looking for a daytime activity, night out, summer camp, or vacation getaway. Includes organization name, contact information and program description.

  • Employment Guide: Employment Resources for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities - Download
    A booklet on employment options, which includes information on job assistance for seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Find descriptions on the different Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find employment funding, assistive technology equipment in the workplace, and legal issues & advocacy surrounding employment.

  • Information & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities - Download
    List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families in finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

Finances
  • Community Options Program COP
    Wisconsin State website that explains the Community Options Program also known as COP. A program used to help persons fund long-term care services to help them stay in their homes. The program is found in counties where Family Care is not available. In Brown County Wisconsin contact the ADRC of Brown County at 920-448-4300 to learn about eligibility. - Download

  • Financial Resource Planning Tool - Download
    Booklet: A guide to help you decide who to call for estate and financial planning.

Guardianship
  • Guardianship - Download
    Guardianship of Adults: Decision Making Guide for Family Members, Friends and Advocates: Sixty-eight (68) page guide compiled by the state of Wisconsin that provides very information regarding guardianship. If you are considering guardianship this is an important document to read.

Health Care
  • Board Certified Geriatric Medical Providers - Download
    Information about and list of Board Certified Geriatric Medical Providers, Dementia Diagnostic Clinics and Neuropsychology in Brown County Wisconsin.

  • Brown County Foot Care Options - Download
    Listing of clinic and in-home foot care options for Brown County residents.

  • Health Care Insurance Reform Act and Medicare - Download
    Answers questions about the Health Care Insurance Reform Act and it's effect on Medicare. Prepared by the Office of Health Reform, Department of Health and Human Services.

Home Bound Meal Options
  • ##Brown County Food Resources- Spanish (Despensas de Alimentos en el condado de Brown) - Download
    A booklet with information about pantries, community meals, FoodShare and other programs that provide food assistance. (Un recurso con información sobre despensas de alimentos, comedores comunitarios, FoodShare y otras programas que proveen la asistencia de comida.)

  • ADRC Home Bound Meals - Download
    Hot & nutritious meals provided by ADRC of Brown County for elderly 60 years and older, as well as adults 18+ with a disability. Can be used short-term after recovering from surgery, or for more long-term needs. Must meet certain eligibility criteria.

  • Eat Right! ADRC Nutrition Education Presentations - Download
    Enjoy healthy living with the ADRC of Brown County! Attend free, monthly nutrition presentations from a registered dietician. All presentations open to the general public. No registration required.

  • Festival Foods Online Shopping
    Website link: Register online through Festival Foods' website to have the store shop for you. Items are held for pick up at varying locations and times, with small fee added to grocery bill.

  • Food Resources Booklet - Download
    Booklet with information about pantries, community meals, food share (food stamps) and other programs that provide food assistance.

  • Fully-Cooked Meals Delivered to Your Door - Download
    Listing of meal options delivered directly to your door through nation-wide companies. Perfect for those that struggle to prepare meals, are homebound, or need to follow special diets. Low-cost options are available for both the meals and shipping & handling.

  • St. Vincent Frozen Meals - Download
    St. Vincent Hospital (located at 835 South Van Buren Street, Green Bay, WI 54301) offers pre-cooked, frozen, and microwavable meals Monday-Friday. Meals can be picked up on the fourth floor in the hospital cafeteria.

Home Bound Meals Application
  • ADRC Home Bound Meal Application - Download
    To be used by professionals to make referrals for the Aging & Disability Resource Center Home Bound Meals Program.

Home Care
  • Home Care Options - Download
    Description of and guide to choosing different types of home care

  • Hiring Paid Caregivers for In-Home Services - Download
    Comprehensive and useful guide addressing the issues involved with hiring paid caregivers

  • Home Care Developmentally Disabled - Download
    A description of different types of home care and supportive living options, along with a listing of providers, their services and contact information.

  • Home Care Agency Listing - Download
    A listing of home care agencies both medical and non-medical service providers, contact and service information

  • ADRC In-Home Worker Registry - Download
    A program offered by the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County that provides a registry of independent private home care workers that have consented to a background, reference check and interview.

  • Hospice Agency Listing - Download
    Listing of Hopsice Agencies in Brown County, contact and service information

  • Medical Assistance Personal Care Benefit - Download
    Information outlining the benefits covered and not covered, what is needed to receive the benefit and a list of home care agencies that provide Medical Assistance (MA) Personal Care.

  • Personal Emergency Response Systems (aka Lifeline) - Download
    Listing of providers for Personal Emergency Response Systems aka Lifeline.

Housing Information
  • Housing Options Booklet - Download
    Descriptions of the different types of housing, funding sources, and regulations and oversight information where available.

  • Choosing an Assisted Living Facility - Download
    Easy to read and follow booklet that explains the difference between types of assisted living facilities, who they serve and who should consider an assisted living facility. Includes a great tool to use for comparing facilities that you tour.

  • Making the Right Choice Choosing a Residential Facility - Download
    Booklet produced by the Wisconsin Board on Aging & Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. Includes check lists and questions to ask about Resident/tenants rights, Personal Care and Supportive Services, Medical Services, Rehabilitation and a lot more.

  • Nursing Home Compare
    Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Page is from the official US Government Site for Medicare. - Download

  • Veterans and Spouses Long Term Care Benefit - Download
    Explains the qualifications and how to apply for "Aid and Attendance", a program to assist with nursing home and possibly assisted living expenses. Available for veterans and their surviving spouses only.

Housing for Seniors & Adults with Disabilities
  • Nursing Homes in Brown County List - Download
    Nursing homes are designed for pesons recovering from an illness or requiring long term support and nursing care.

  • Residential Care Apartment Complexes (RCAC) List - Download
    RCAC's are registered or certified to provide housing to persons who can live on their own but benefit from assistance with daily needs - up to 28 hours a week.

  • Comunity Based Residental Facilities - CBRF List - Download
    CBRF's are state licensed homes for five or more unrelated adults who need daily living assistance.

  • Home Care & Supportive Housing Options - Download
    A description of different types of home care and supportive living options for disabled adults, includes a listing of providers, their services and contact information.

  • Federally Subsidized Apartments List - Download
    Lists apartments in Brown County that receive federal subsidy for their residents. Residents must be able to live independently or be able to hire help to come in.

  • Independent Apartments List - Download
    List of apartments in Brown County for persons age 55 and older. Must be able to live on your own or be able to hire help as needed.

  • Wisconsin Housing Search Tool - Download
    Easy to use service available to anyone looking for a house or apartment to rent in Wisconsin. Use the on-line search or call toll-free 1-877-428-8844. Select a city to get a list of properties, click a property for more information about cost and amenities. Free for renters to search and landlords to submit listings. Go directly to the site at www.wihousingsearch.org

Loan Closets for Assistive Devices
  • Loan Closet Listing - Download
    List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs and much more.

Medicaid
  • Counseling Services Providers List - Download
    List of counseling service providers. Indicates which ones accept medical assistance

  • Medicaid for Hospital and Nursing Home Care - Download
    Explains Medicaid coverage for institutional care such as a hospital or in nursing facilities

  • WisPACT - Download
    WisPACT stands for Wisconsin Pooled and Community Trust. WisPACT Special Needs Trusts are created to help preserve the assets of people with disabilities without endangering their eligibility for public benefits or placement on waiting lists. Two page flyer that describes what the trust is, who it's for, and how it works. More details can be found at www.wispact.org

Medicare
  • Common Questions for WI Medicare Supplemental Insurance - Download
    Fact Sheet to help you understand Medicare Open Enrollment, Guarantee Issue, Pre-existing Condition Waiting Periods, and Creditable Coverage for WI Medicare Supplemental Insurance.

  • How to use the Medicare Plan Finder for Medicare Advantage Plans - Download
    Easy to follow guide with directions on how to use the Medicare Plan Finder tool on the Medicare.gov website to find a Medicare Advantage plan.

  • How to use the Medicare Plan Finder for Medicare Part D - Download
    Easy to follow guide with directions on how to use the Medicare Plan Finder tool on the Medicare.gov website to find a Medicare Part D plan.

  • Medicare Coverage in a Skilled Nursing Facility - Download
    This area of coverage is one of the most confusing, this flyer may help you understand Medicare's coverage benefits and limitations.

  • Medicare Enrollment, Waiting Periods, Creditable Coverage
    Information sheet that helps participants understand; Open Enrollment, Guaranteed Issue, Pre-Existing Condition Waiting Periods, and Creditable Coverage for WI Medicare Supplemental Insurance. - Download

  • Medicare Savings Programs - Download
    Eligibility and coverage information for programs that help pay for Medicare premiums. Also called Medicare Premium Assistance.

  • Medicare Supplement or Advantage Plan - Download
    Explanation of the differences between the plans.

  • Medicare: Part A&B Coverage Explained - Download
    Easy to follow chart outlining Medicare Part A & B coverages

Mental Health
  • Addictions- Helping a Loved One and Learning What You Can Do - Download
    A booklet that "walks" persons who are concerned about someone who has an addiction through the different levels of services that are available in Brown County, Wisconsin. It explains the appropriate application of these services, how to access them, and the types of funding and payment options available.

  • Civil Commitment: Understanding the Commitment Process in Brown County - Download
    A booklet that outlines and explains commitment procedures in Brown County. It is intended as a resource for helping professionals and others who may be concerned about a person who has serious mental health issues.

  • Counseling Services Listing - Download
    A list counseling service, indicates who accept medical assistance.

  • Information & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities - Download
    List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families in finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

  • Mental Health Support - Download
    Booklet: A Guide to Mental Health services in Brown County, Wisconsin

  • Mental Health Support Groups in Brown County - Download
    NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance), and The Gathering Place offer weekly support groups for those living with a mental illness, plus their family & friends. All support groups are free and drop-ins are welcome.

  • Suicide Prevention Resources in Response to A Cry For Help - Download
    A brochure that helps identify risk factors and provides information about programs and services to help prevent suicide. Prepared by the Suicide Prevention Group in Brown County.

Menus-ADRC Nutrition Program
  • Monthly Menus for Congregate and Homebound Meals
    Aging & Disability Resource Center Menu for Dining Sites and Home Bound Meals
    Monthly Menus

Multiculture
  • ADRC Brochure in Spanish - Download
    The ADRC general agency brochure translated in Spanish.

  • ADRC Brochure in Hmong - Download
    The ADRC general agency brochure translated in Hmong

Physical, Vision & Hearing Disabilities
  • Loan Closets for Assistive Devices - Download
    List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs and much more.

  • Assistive Devices Resources - Download
    Options for Independent Living flyer with links to organizations and companies that provide advice for selection, funding, and/or sell assistive devices.

  • Information & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities - Download
    List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families in finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

  • Vision Impaired Support Group - Download
    Support Group dates, times, location

  • Support Groups that meet at the ADRC - Download
    Listing of support groups that meet at the ADRC including a Vision Support Group.

  • Is Applying for Disability Benefits Right for Me? - Download
    Booklet: Describes the written materials, government agencies and community resources available to help you through the process of deciding whether or not to apply for disability benefits.

  • Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities - Download
    Listing of activities and programs for persons looking for a daytime activity, night out, summer camp, or vacation getaway. Includes organization name, contact information and program description.

  • Employment Guide: Employment Resources for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities - Download
    A booklet on employment options, which includes information on job assistance for seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Find descriptions on the different Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find employment funding, assistive technology equipment in the workplace, and legal issues & advocacy surrounding employment.

Prevention Programs and Classes
  • Stay Healthy, Stay Active - Download
    Discover how you can improve your health & vitality with the prevention programs at ADRC!

  • Exercise Options for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities - Download
    A listing of local exercise options for older adults & adults with disabilities. Includes information about low-cost exercise options.

Re-Entry: Incarceration to Community
  • Re-Entry 72-Hour Checklist - Download
    Taking the time to plan a few days in advance of leaving jail or prison can help to put resources in place to make the transition as smooth as possible. Use this checklist to make sure all potential needs are accounted for.

  • Re-Entry Resource Guide - Download
    Making a smooth transition from incarceration back to the community is possible when using resources in Brown County. Use this guide before and after incarceration to make the transition successful.

Recreation
  • Monthly Calendars - Download
    Monthly Calendars


  • Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities - Download
    Listing of activities and programs for persons looking for a daytime activity, night out, summer camp, or vacation getaway. Includes organization name, contact information and program description.

  • Exercise Options for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities - Download
    List of exercise facilities that offer reduced membership rates for older adults and adults with disabilities.

  • Summer Camp Listings for 2015 - Download
    Listing of 2015 summer camps, Includes organization name, contact information and program description.

Retirement Planning
  • Financial Planning Who Can I Talk To? - Download
    Booklet: A guide to help you decide who to call for estate and financial planning.

State Identification Card
  • State Identification Card
    State ID Card - How to get one free: If you do not hold a Wisconsin Drivers License and would like to obtain a state ID this website explains how to go about doing just that. If you request a ID Card for voting purposes you will not be charged. Go to this link Obtaining an Identification (ID) Card for more information.

Support Groups
  • Support Groups that meet at the ADRC - Download
    Listing of support groups that meet at the ADRC.

Transition School to Adulthood
  • Transition Booklet - Download
    Booklet: Information for young adults with disabilities and their parents or guardians. Designed to make the transition to adulthood a smooth, informed, organized process

  • Transition Seamless Collaboration - Download
    Brochure: An overview of the specific steps the student, parent and professionals, i.e.: agencies, school staff, etc. need to take to make the student's transition from school to employment and adult life as efficient, effective and seamless as possible.

Transportation
  • MTM Non Emergency Medical Transportation - Download
    MTM non-emergency medical transportation provider for Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus members. Information is in English and Spanish

  • Reduced Fare Transportation Listing - Download
    Lists the contact, costs, eligibility information for Curative Transportation (formerly Red Cross), Para Transit and Reduced Fair Green Bay Metro transportation.

  • Transportation Options Booklet - Download
    Booklet explains the different types of transportation options available in Brown County.

  • Van Transportation Listing including Medicaid Medical Rides - Download
    Lists the contact, costs, eligibility information for Van Transportation Companies and MTM for most Medicaid Medical Transporation.

Veterans
  • Brown County Veterans Services - Download
    Booklet outlining veterans services available in Brown County, including a contact list for the agencies offering these services.

  • Employment Guide: Employment Resources for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities - Download
    A booklet on employment options, which includes information on job assistance for seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Find descriptions on the different Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find employment funding, assistive technology equipment in the workplace, and legal issues & advocacy surrounding employment.

  • Long Term Care Benefits - Download
    Explains qualifications and how to apply for "Aid and Attendance", a program that helps with expenses related to nursing home and sometimes assisted living care.

  • Veterans Pension Benefits Program Information - Download
    Fact Sheet from the VA that explains pension benefits, qualifications, how and where to apply. Also includes information to educate veterans about marketing tactics that offer to help them qualify for these programs, charging substantial fees for products and services that may not be in a veteran's best long-term interests.

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Volunteer Application and Instructions for the ADRC - Download
    Give to the ADRC through your time and talent. Application to print, fill out and fax to 920-448-4302 or mail to ADRC, 300 S. Adams St., Green Bay, WI 54301 or email to bc.adrc@co.brown.wi.us.
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