Wisconsin senior services are readily available – if you know where to look. For most elders and caregivers, the primary place to access resources and get referrals is your local Area Agency on Aging or the Aging and Disability Resource Centers. We have listed those below in addition to other places to access help.
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Area Agencies on Aging (AAA): What is an Area Agency on Aging?
- Dane County Area Agency on Aging – serving Dane County
- Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources – serves aging programs in all of Wisconsin’s counties and tribes with the exception of Dane and Milwaukee Counties
- Milwaukee County Department on Aging – serving Milwaukee County
- Attorney General’s Office
- Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program – established to enhance the quality of life, improve care, protect rights, and promote the dignity of residents in a long-term care facility
- Wisconsin Services for Older Adults – access a variety of information on programs and services in Wisconsin for older people and caregivers
- Medicaid Office
State Agencies and Non-Profits:
- AARP of Wisconsin
- Alzheimer’s Association of Wisconsin
- Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin – focused on addressing the problems of aging and challenges of later life, and the notable strengths, resources and vitality of older adults
- Wisconsin Senior Olympics – provides older adults the opportunity to maintain and improve their fitness through recreational, social and competitive events
- BadgerLaw.net – the gateway to internet resources on public interest law legal issues in Wisconsin
- Legal Action – provides free legal services to low-income people
- Wisconsin Judicare – legal services for 33 counties and 11 Indian tribes in Northern Wisconsin
Should other Wisconsin senior services be listed here? Contact Elder Guru