Community resources

Part of the mission of Aurora Health Care is to reduce isolation and increase awareness for seniors. The following resources provide additional information and support. If you need help in any of these areas, our staff would be happy to assist you.

Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Providing and promoting state-of-the-art services and technologies that enhance the quality of life of individuals with hearing loss.
A comprehensive list of senior resources including living options, day programs, care coordination and hospice.
Assists in understanding available living options.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. Click on the DHFS symbol to find services relating to older adult care.
A resource for those legal questions when you just don't know who to ask.
Provides information for caregivers focused on older adult programs and caregiver support.
Provides information for services offered by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging. Click on adult services under the directory heading, or call Elderlink at (414) 289-6874.
National Council on Aging provides information on organizations and professions promoting the dignity and self-determination of older individuals.
National Adult Day Services Association includes a guide to selecting an adult day center.

Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer Association can help answer questions about memory loss and early warning signs.

Nursing Home Compare
The primary purpose of this tool is to provide detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

Health in Aging
A caregiver education Web site for American Geriatrics Society.

End of Life Coalition
Web site for SE Wisconsin End of Life Coalition.

American Foundation for the Blind
Also information on living with vision loss.

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups

CWAG's Elder Law Center
Information on Medicare Part D, guardianships, etc.

County Aging Units

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association

Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Program
This site has been designed to help local and long-distance family members and friends, who care for persons age 60 and over or individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders regardless of age

If you can't find what you need in the links on the left, please contact us.