Support for the Caregiver

Below are helpful articles about caregiving:

Long-Term Planning for Caregivers

Caring for Someone with Mesothelioma

Self-Care for the Caregiver

Helpful Caregiver Tips/Resources

Alzheimer's Association Website and 24/7 Help Line:

Finding a Private Caregiver:

There are two organizations that help you find private caregivers:

  • For more information about hiring home care, see the Resource Directory tab and type in "home care".

  • Click here to find specific caregiver support for adults with Dementia or Alzheimer's.

Finding an Agency Caregiver

  • To find a public agency to help care for your loved one, click here to see our Resource Directory.

Caregiver Support Programs

National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP)

This is a program that can provide respite to a caregiver caring for an individual who is age 60 or older. This program can fund things like home care, personal emergency response systems, transportation, and more. This program can also provide support for grandparents and older relatives caring for minor children or an adult with a disability. Call the ADRC at 877-886-2372 to be assessed for this program and to learn more.

Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP)

This is a program that can provide respite to a caregiver caring for an individual who has Alzheimer's or Dementia. This program can fund things like home care, personal emergency response systems, transportation, adult day care, and more. Call the ADRC at 877-886-2372 to be assessed for this program and to learn more.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed for caregivers to help them reduce stress, locate resources, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings, and increase ability to make tough decisions. This is a 90-minute class that meets weekly for six (6) weeks. 

Click here to view the brochure. Contact the ADRC at 877-886-2372 for more information.

Support Groups

There are a number of great support groups in a variety of areas in Winnebago County. Contact the ADRC to learn more about your area of interest.

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Appointments outside of regular business hours can be made upon request.

Oshkosh Office

220 Washington Ave
PO Box 2187
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2187
Toll Free:(877) 886-2372
Fax:(920) 424-7521

Neenah Office

211 N Commercial St
Neenah, WI 54956
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