Contact the ADRC Wolf River Region
Contact the ADRC Wolf River Region

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Your Free Community Connection to Essential Supports & Services

Toll-free: 1-855-492-ADRC (2372)

Serving Shawano, Oconto and Menominee Counties and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Caregiver Support

A Source for Caregiver Support

If you provide elder care or look after a loved one with physical or developmental/intellectual disabilities, the ADRC of the Wolf River Region can link you with helpful caregiver support and information throughout your journey. Resources include:

Alzheimer Caregiver Call-In Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Association offers other virtual caregiver support groups. Click here to see the list of what is available.

 

Early Stages Caregiver Support Group – Shawano County (2nd Wednesday of the month)

This support group is designed to help caregivers of those in the early stages of dementia share stories, learn tips and interact with others who are in similar situations. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at The Shawano Library from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Contact Mary Jo for more information by calling 715-526-4712.

 

Caregiver Support Group – Shawano County (4th Wednesday of the month)

This support group is designed to help caregivers share stories, learn tips and interact with others who are in similar situations. The group meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Shawano Library from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Contact Kristin Waukau for more information by calling 715-799-5270. This support group is co-lead by Mary Jo with the ADRC and Kristin Waukau with the Menominee Tribe.

 

Caregiver Support Group – Oconto County (3rd Wednesday of the month)

This support group is designed to help caregivers share stories, learn tips and interact with others who are in similar situations. The group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the ADRC in Oconto Falls (229 Van Buren St, Oconto Falls) from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Contact Mary Jo with the ADRC at 715-526-4712 to register.

 

Mug Club For Caregivers – 1st Wednesday of each month (Next meeting is Aug 3, 2022)

Mug Club for Caregivers is a support group open to any caregiver. This group goes over issues such as learning coping skills, finding local resources and bonding with others who have similar experiences. Meetings are held at Shawano County Department of Human Services from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm the first Wednesday of each month. Class is free and open to the public. Contact Heidi for more information by calling 715-526-4686. Transportation may be arranged.

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