Our MissionOur mission is to provide choices, resources, and services to older persons and to persons with disabilities to enhance independence, dignity, and self-worth.
SERVICES AND PROGRAMSAging and Disability Resource Center ( ADRC )The ADRC serves the general public as a source of information and assistance regarding long term care resources for persons who are elderly or disabled and their families.
Alzheimer Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP)AFCSP provides respite and support to family members and friends who are caregivers for people with Alzheimer's Disease and other related dementias.
Protective ServicesTo report and adult at risk, please call the Aging and Disability resource Center at 715-538-2001 or toll free at 800-273-2001.
Adult Protective ServicesTrempealeau County Department of Human Services is responsible for investigating allegations of elder adult at risk abuse.
"Elder Adult at risk" is "any person age 60 or older who has experienced, is currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation."
"Adult at risk" is "any adult who has a physical or mental condition that substantially impairs his or her ability to care for his or her needs who has experienced, currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self neglect or financial exploitation."
- Substantially mentally incapable of providing for his or her needs for food, shelter, clothing or personal or health care; or,
- Is unable to report cruel maltreatment without assistance.
Types of Abuse:
|Physical Abuse||Infliction of physical pain or bodily harm.|
|Sexual Abuse||Any form of sexual contact or exposure without consent or when the victim is incapable of giving consent.|
|Emotional Abuse||Infliction of mental anguish.|
|Financial Abuse||Illegal or improper exploitation of funds or other resources.|
|Neglect||Refusal or failure to fulfill a care taking obligation, such as abandonment or isolation; denial of food, shelter, clothing medical assistance or personal needs; or the withholding of necessary medication or assistive devices.|
|Self-Neglect||Significant danger to a person's physical or mental health because the person is responsible for his or her own care but is unable to provide adequate food, shelter, clothing or medical/dental care.|