Month: October 2022


ADRC: Help for Older People and Adults with Disabilities

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If you have questions about aging or living with a disability, your local aging and disability resource center (ADRC) can help. The ADRC provides information on a variety of programs and services. That includes long-term care options. The ADRC also helps people apply for programs and benefits, including publicly funded long-term care.

  • By calling your local ADRC on the phone.
  • By scheduling a home visit with your local ADRC.
  • By visiting your local ADRC in person.

Find your local ADRC

Services provided by the ADRC

The ADRC connects you with resources, including:

  • Adaptive equipment.
  • Caregiver support.
  • Dementia care services.
  • Health, nutrition, and home-delivery meal programs.
  • Housekeeping and chore services.
  • Housing options.
  • In-home personal care and nursing.
  • Long-term care programs.
  • Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.
  • Safety updates to the home.
  • Transportation.
  • Wellness programs.

Home Care & Healthy Living

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Today, roughly 28% of seniors live alone. This adds up to nearly 12.5 million people.

While many seniors enjoy living alone and want to maintain their independence for as long as possible, living alone can pose some serious security threats to seniors.

Here are some tips to help you stay home and healthy:

  1. Stay in good health
  2. Build a close circle of friends
  3. Keep up with your medications
  4. Develop a disaster kit
  5. Keep up with home repair
  6. Lock doors and windows
  7. Make sure to have an updated and working fire alarms
  8. Develop of list of emergency contacts
  9. Have someone check in with you daily
  10. Keep up with going to your routine check ups

If you need help with getting transportation or medical appointments, grocery shopping or running any other errands, please give us a call at 715-848-8783.