Family Caregiver Resources

For information and resources in local communities, contact your county or tribal Family Caregiver Support Program. You can also call our toll-free number, 1-866-843-9810, and a resource specialist will help you find the local caregiver resources to meet your needs.

 

State

 

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
Providing hope for people facing dementia through education, support, personalized guidance and advocacy.

 

Alianza Latina Aplic ando Soluciones
Helps promote the independence of persons with disabilities by providing information and support to them, their families, and their service providers in the areas related to but not limited to education and health.

 

Chapters of The Arc
Statewide chapters can offer information on local programs and supports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the lifespan.

 

Dementia Care Specialists
Provide information and assistance about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias as well as support for individuals with the disease and their families.

 

Family Voices of Wisconsin
Helps families who have children and youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs navigate health care and community supports.

 

Independent Living Centers
Provide peer support, information and referral, independent living skills training, and person and systems advocacy.

 

Parent 2 Parent of Wisconsin
Provides support to parents of children with special needs through a one-to-one connection with another parent who has similar experience.

 

Parent University
Connects African American famiies in Milwaukee to resources and information; provides supoprt so they can become leaders.


Respite Care Association of Wisconsin
Provides information on finding your own respite care provider and resources in your area.
 

UW Extension
Articles, calendar and information on family caregiving from largest network of universities in the U.S.

 

WisconSibs
Serving Wisconsin brothers and sisters with siblings with disabilites.  Offers Sibshops® and camps for boys and girls, future-planning training and social events for adults andfamilies.

 

National

 

AARP Guide to Caregiving
News and information for family caregivers.

 

Alzheimer's Association
Information and resources for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.

 

Eldercare Locator
A nationwide program that help find assistance and resources for older adults.

 

Family Caregiver Alliance
National center on caregiving providing information and

 

Medicare
The official US Government site for Medicare

 

Caregiver Action Network
Education, peer support, and resources for family caregivers.

 

Share the Care
Help in forming a caregiver support network by including friends, family, neighbors, community, etc.


Today's Caregiver
Features the online version of Today's Caregiver magazine, including some current articles and archives. Also contains informational resources, discussion groups, and a newsletter.