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Introducing PedFlags!

The safe and easy way to cross busy streets in Antigo

Need a ride? Call Langlade County Public Transportation “LCPT1-844-897-6246 for door-to door service anywhere in Langlade County.  One way fare $4.50 or less.  24-hour advanced reservation appreciated.

Caregiver, Respite & Group Support

Resources for caregivers – grants, caregiver registry, and free training.

Click on the BOXES below to be connected to websites with more information:

Alzheimer's Association, WI Chapter

Serving the state of Wisconsin, with offices in Chippewa Valley, Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, Rhinelander and Wausau, the Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes across the state.

AARP's Family Caregiver How-To Videos

The “How-To” videos and resource guides for family caregivers are on specific medical/nursing tasks – including preparing special diets, managing incontinence, wound care, mobility, and managing medications. The videos and resource guides, many of which are available in both English and Spanish, are free of charge.

Caregiver Support Group Meeting

Mondays, 6p, Rosalia Gardens, Antigo – Click here for more information. You may also register online here , then go to “Programs and Events” and search Alzheimer’s Support Groups using your zip code.

Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

Wisconsin’s first stop to connect with resources for seniors and adults with disabilities. Call 888-486-9545 for information about meals for seniors, support for caregivers, benefits for seniors and adults with disabilities, classes in healthy living, and volunteering opportunities.

Respite Care Association of Wisconsin (RCAW)

Resources for caregivers – grants, caregiver registry, and free training.

Online tools and training videos for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers

Online Tools & Training Videos.

“A Positive Approach to Care” by Teepa Snow

Teepa Snow’s philosophy and education is reflective of her life-long journey professionally caring for and personally supporting people living with various forms of dementia. Review this website and watch her “7 Informative Dementia Videos.”

Caregiver Teleconnection

The Caregiver Teleconnection program has one-hour conference calls, at no cost. These sessions cover a wide range of interesting topics related to the care you provide to your loved one. You can get expert advice, ask questions and talk to other people who are also providing care. Register by phone at 866-390-6491 (toll free) or online at: https://www.wellmedcharitablefoundation.org/caregiver-support/caregiver-teleconnection/

Caregiver Connection

Quarterly article from Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW) Choices newsletter. Link located in second paragraph, after following this link.

Choices newsletter

Monthly newsletter from Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW).

Grief Support & Healing Resources, Bradley Funeral Home

Grief resources available online, including resources for parents and children. Grief support – “Finding Hope Together” – meets the 2 nd Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Calvary Lutheran Church and is led by Sue Mackowski, Grief Support Coordinator.

Family Caregiver Alliance

For 40 years Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has supported and sustained the important work of families and friends nationwide who care for adult loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Contact The HeART Project of Langlade County

Don’t see what you are looking for? Please call: 715-627-6250.