ADRC of Racine County, Wisconsin

 

Dementia/ Alzheimer’s

 

Understanding Dementia

 

Where to Start/Find Help

  • I am concerned about my memory.  The ADRC is able to offer free Memory Screens to adults. Book an appointment for yours today by calling 262-833-8777

  • Someone I know has/may have Dementia

  • I care for someone with Dementia

  • Safety Issues -  Elopement Alert Form   Racine County Residents of Special Needs Special Needs Alert Program (SNAP)  The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a program that will aid Law Enforcement Officers in contacting and locating residents of Racine County with special needs.  The program can assist individuals with all types of special needs, such as, Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dementia and those with hearing and vision impairments.  By completing the attached form, you will provide the Sheriff’s department with crucial information that can assist in providing the best care during emergencies.  For additional questions, please call the Racine County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 262-886-2300.

 Autism/Alzheimer/Dementia Elopement Alert Form 

Connect to Local Resources

  • ADRC Directory of Dementia Care Resources

  • Advance Directives (Power of Attorney etc…)

  • Care Consultations with Alzheimer's Association Staff. Contact Felicia at 262-833-8777 to request an appointment at your convenience.

  • Caring for someone with dementia?  Check out the Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP). Call the ADRC 262-833-8777 for more information about the program.

  • Memory Café -comfortable, social gathering that allow people experiencing memory loss and a loved one to connect, socialize and build new support networks. 

Racine - Flyer     For information contact Felicia 262-833-8777  

Burlington - Flyer  For information contact Chad at 262-212-3596

 

Information & Resources

  • Alzheimer’s Association Help Line  800-272-3900
    Local Chapter: 
    https://www.alz.org/wi 
    • Local Resources page: 
    • Programs and classes in Racine and Kenosha – See website above
    • Early Stage Programs including area Memory Cafés and social engagement opportunities: 
  • Alzheimers.gov     800-438-4380  https://www.alzheimers.gov/ Resources from the Administration for Community Living on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. 

  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America  866-232-8484  http://alzfdn.org/  support, services and education for individuals, families and caregivers.

  • Brain Health (National Institutes of Health) https://brainhealth.nia.nih.gov/engage-your-brain

  • Caregiver Support- (ADRC) 262-833-8777  14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant, WI 53177.  Information and some funding for respite care and other services to assist families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and related disorders

  • Education Resources for People Living with Dementia, Their Family Members and Caregivers  https://nadrc.acl.gov/ 

  • Elder Care Locator - Living Well with Dementia in the Community

  • Family Caregiving Center – AARP   877-333-5885  https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/