General Resource Information Links for Families and Caregivers:

Wisconsin

  • Family Caregiver Support Network The Family Caregiver Support Network (FCSN), a program in the metropolitan-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, offers personal support and information for family caregivers of older adults. FCSN is part of the National Family Caregiver Support Program established by the Federal Older Americans Act legislation of 2000.

Federal Government:

  • Administration on Aging Information designed for Older Americans and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence.
  • ElderCare Locator information on senior services. Links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.
  • Medicare Consumer Information Website comprehensive information regarding Medicare. Search for health plans, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, MediGap policies, contacts, Medicare events, participating physicians, and prescription assistance programs in your area.
  • National Institute on Aging Information about research, training, healthcare, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
  • USA.gov Portal to all United Sates Government Organizations.

Fun Resources:

  • AAA Travel information for the savvy senior.

  • Elderhostel a not-for-profit organization offering extraordinary travel learning adventures for people 55 and over. From New Hampshire to New Zealand, South Africa to South Dakota, Elderhostel provides a world of educational opportunities.
  • ALFA, Assisted Living Federation of America, offers various resources and information about assisted living and assisted living associations.