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General Information

Do you have Medicare coverage? Medicare's annual Open Enrollment period starts October 15 and lasts through December 7. For many Medicare beneficiaries, this is the ONLY time of year you can change your Advantage Plan or Part D plan. The Elder Benefits Specialist and Disability Benefits Specialist can help review your current plan, and let you know what options you have for coverage. Your current plan will change - this is your chance to review and decide if this year's plan still offers the best and most affordable coverage for you! A small change can make a big difference! Call now to schedule your appointment!

The ADRC - Answers and Solutions Start Here! Recently, this message about ADRCs has been broadcast on TV and Radio. (Click here for a preview.) Often, the processes of aging or living with a disability comes with new challenges and new questions. It can be hard to find answers. The ADRC listens, offers options, and helps seniors, adults with disabilities, and their family members make connections to services and solutions so they can Live their best possible life.

The ADRC - we're here to help you find the answers you need. We'd love to hear from you - 715-528-4890, toll-free 1-855-528-ADRC (2372), or stop in at the historic Florence County Courthouse, 501 Lake Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 p.m. You will find the ADRC on the lower level, in room 125.

The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is the first place to go to get accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of adult life related to aging or living with a disability. An ADRC is a friendly, welcoming place where anyone - individuals, concerned families or friends, or professionals working with issues related to aging or disabilities - can go for information tailored to their situation. ADRC staff are welcoming and actively listen to understand your unique situation, strengths and challenges. Information will be shared about community services that can best meet your needs and wishes, regardless of your income.

The ADRC provides information on a broad range of programs and services, helps people understand the various long term care options available to them, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for information about publicly-funded long term care. These services can be provided at the ADRC, via telephone, or through a home visit, whichever is more convenient to the indivual seeking help.

With the right information, resources and assistance in accessing services, seniors and adults with disabilities can remain independent and safe in their homes. Services and programs offered in Florence County include:
An ADRC can help you find: Adaptive Equipment; Assisted Living, Benefits Counseling, Employment Programs, Financial Assistance, Health and Wellness information, Housing Options, In-Home Personal Care, Nursing Home Care, Nutrition Programs, Prescription Drug Coverage, Respite Care, Support Groups and Transportation.

The ADRC is located in the historic Florence County Courthouse, Lower Level, room 125.

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Contact:  Barbara J Bauer - Director
Phone: 715-528-4890
Toll Free: 1-855-528-ADRC (2372)
TTY: 715-528-5023
Fax: 715-528-4241
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Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 410
Florence, WI 54121-0410
Physical Address:  501 Lake Avenue, Lower Level
Florence, WI 54121
Hours:  8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Home visits and after hours appointments available by request.
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