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Automobile/van adaptations including sales, training, information, product repair, fit/modification, and custom design/fabrication – Adaptive equipment for cars, trucks, and vans including lowered floor mini and full-size vans, fully automatic wheelchair lift with platform, raised tops and doors, wheelchair securement systems, EZ-Lock wheelchair securement systems, power side door openers, 8-way power transfer seat bases, Turny Automotive Seat (TAS), lift-up seat, hand controls, left foot gas pedal with roller, clamp-on steering device, parking brake, right-hand turn signal lever, mobility seat, scooter lifts, low/zero effort steering and braking, and electronic controls – Accessible vehicle rentals.

The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a grant program through the Federal Department of Health & Human Services Administration on Aging: the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The grant program was developed to assist states in their efforts to create a single: coordinated system of information and access for all persons seeking long-term care support to minimize confusion: enhance individual choice and support informed decision-making. There are no income requirements to utilize the services of the ADRC. ADRC’s assist anyone age 60 and over as well as adults age 18-59 with disabilities. ADRC services are also available to family members: friends: caregivers and professionals working with these populations.

Provides services: information: referral: and advocacy to older adults: adults with disabilities: adults with mental health or substance abuse disorders: and their families and caregivers – Assists with examining all their options before major life changes are made – Provides short-term case management: advocacy: benefit specialist: and health promotion services – Provides reimbursement for help with heavy household chores: seasonal cleaning: yard work: snow shoveling: minor home repairs and shopping services – Volunteer drivers provide rides for essential transportation such as medical needs: grocery shopping: and benefits-related appointments call to request three days in advance – Staff are available to speak on many issues call to request a speaker – Senior Times is a free newspaper that is published monthly and provides articles and information on services and issues affecting older people it is available at all Senior Dining sites and other community locations .