Caregiving and Aging

 

 

 

 

 

Have you mastered the art of aging? The Aging Mastery Program® is a fun program that can help you improve your health, financial security, and overall well-being.

For more information about upcoming classes, contact Renee Koenig at renee.koenig@uwex.edu.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – A resource for grandparents raising grandchildren: http://www.grandfamilies.org/Portals/0/State%20Fact%20Sheets/Grandfamilies-Fact-Sheet-Wisconsin.pdf.  This in-depth fact sheet provides information about resources and programs related to grandparenting, including public resources, legal considerations, etc. 

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Young woman hugging her grandmother

Kewaunee Memory Cafe….for those with memory loss

Meets every 3rd Wednesday monthly at 2:30-4:00 pm. Share your stories and socialize with others who are living a similar journey with memory loss.

Where: Kewaunee Public Library

822 Juneau St., Kewaunee, WI 54216

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**Caregiver Resource Guide**

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore

Contact the ADRC of the Lakeshore for local programs on Caregiving and Aging and to subscribe to the Senior Scene newsletter. Toll free: 877-416-7083.

Classes and Seminars

Caregiver Support Groups

These groups provide a great opportunity for caregivers and family members to share and learn from other experiencing similar frustrations and concerns.  Occasionally, speakers are brought in to provide valuable information and resources.

Kewaunee County Caregiver Support Groups:

  • Early-Stage Dementia Support Group:
    Each meeting will host two groups simultaneously in separate meeting rooms:  One group for individuals affected by dementia and/or memory loss (early stage).  One for the family caregivers of individuals affected by dementia.  (Assessment necessary prior to first session.)
    Location
    :  Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore
    810 Lincoln Street, Kewaunee  WI  54216
    Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 – 11:00AM
    Please RSVP by calling 1-877-416-7083
  • Mug Club (Caregiver Club):
    This is an opportunity for caregivers to meet other caregivers, share their experiences, gain support in providing care for your loved ones and enjoy a hot cup of coffee.
    Location:  St. John’s Lutheran Church
    700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg, WI  54217
    Church Education Wing
    Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 9:30 – 10:30AM
  • Understanding Grief
    • For more information call Unity at 800-990-9249

Caregiving and Aging Links