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Contact

Physical Address:
N2222 White Cedar Road
Gresham, WI 54128

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135

Title: Director

Name: Ericka Kowalkowski

Tel: (715) 799-5240

Fax: (715) 799-5278
Aging and Long Term Care

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to respect and honor the traditions of our elders by providing services that promote independent living and enhance the quality of life.

NOTICE:
Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, all services and assistance are available over the phone. Please contact our main office for assistance. 715-799-5240


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Wolf River Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF)
The Wolf River CBRF
We provide a safe, secure and comfortable home-like atmosphere for our elderly residents. We want to maintain and encourage the highest possible level of independence consistent with each resident's ability.
The Wolf River CBRF offers
* Private Rooms
* Medication management
* Transportation to medical appointments
* Nutritious meals
* 24 hour monitoring by trained staff
* Activities & Outings
* Laundry Services


WOLF RIVER (CBRF) COMMUNITY BASED RESIDENTIAL FACILITY
N2222 White Cedar Road
Gresham, WI 54128

Staff Office: 715-799-5274
Administrator Office: 715-994-1452
Fax: 715-799-5342

















The Menominee Aging Division is located in Middle Village, 6 miles North of Keshena on Hwy 47
MENOMINEE AGING AND LONG TERM CARE
N2222 White Cedar Road
Gresham, WI 54128

Main Phone: 715-799-5240
Fax: 715-799-5278


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Locations
SENIOR MEAL SITES:

KESHENA SENIOR CENTER
N916 HWY47/55
Keshena, WI 54135

Phone: 715-799-3964
Fax: 715-799-3965
Head Cook - Jana Caldwell


NEOPIT SENIOR CENTER
W6719 Store Road
Neopit, WI 54150

Phone 715-756-2290
Fax 715-756-2291
Head Cook - Debra Pocan

Meals are served 10:30-12:30
One meal per day is served M-F except observed holidays.
Donations are strongly encouraged and appreciated.
Please register one day in advance for meal planning and preparation.

The meal sites are also a great place for socializing and gathering with friends. There are numerous activities to participate in, nutrition education, counseling and informational available at each site.


Eligibility
Eligibility for Congregate Meals- Individiuals eligible to receive a meal on a contribution basis at a Senior Meal Site are: Must be 55 years of age or older. Any spouse who attends the dining center with their spouse 55 years or older. Persons with disabillity, under 55 years of age, who reside in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals at which congregate nutrition services are provided. A disabled individual who resides at home with and accompanies an older individual to the dining center.

Eligibility for Home-Delivered Meals-An in-home assessment is conducted annually, or as needed, to determine continued eligibility for home delivered meals. The individual must be unable to leave his or her home under normal circumstances. The individual is unable to feed themself or have someone available to assist with dining.They are unable physically or emotionally to obtain food and prepare adequate meals for themselves.






Services Available
Elder Benefit Specialist - Judicare - Caregiver Support Program - Dementia Care Specialist - Direct Assistance - Foster Grandparents/Senior Companion - Emergency Preparedness

Elder Benefit Specialist
Provides information, assistance, and representation regarding public benefit programs to person’s age 55 and older and or elderly disabled. The elder benefit specialist can help you with Medicare Options Enrollment., Health Insurance Private, Medicare Saving Program-QMB, Social Security Retirement, SSI, SSI Disability, Disability Insurance/Private/Group, Housing Repair/Improvement Assistance, Advance Directives, Estate Planning, Utilities and Guardianship.

Judicare
Offers free legal assistance concerning civil matters for eligible low income persons:
Living Wills Medical Power of Attorney
Bankruptcy Social Security
Family Law Health
Housing Financial Budgeting Planning
Indian Law

Caregiver Support Program
This program aids Native American family caregivers(unpaid) who care elders with chronic illness or disability. Priority is given to elders who are low income minority or have significant socio-economic need.
Counseling Caregiver training
Support groups Temporary respite care
Assistance with daily living

Dementia Care Specialist
Creating a positive community environment that promotes awareness, education and social opportunities for seniors that have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia.
Cognitive Screens
Education
Support to family and caregivers
Provide resources to promote independence

Direct Assistance
Supplies temporary emergency assistance for low income elders 55 years and older. Resources are limited with a priorityplaced on elders of 70 years and older.

Foster Granparents and Senior Companion
These are programs offered through the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Senior companions are matched with elders who have difficulty with daily living tasks, ages 60 and older. Foster Grandparents work with children in a school or home setting. Participants work 20 hours a week and are paid a stipend and mileage. These elders provide companionship, visitation and information referrals to Aging and Long term Care for further follow up. The goal is to use these active elders as a valuable asset to the community and keep them active in the community.

Emergency Preparedness
Assists local social services agencies in an effort to help people with socio-economic emergencies.









Services
All services will be provided in collaboration with Lakeland Care and the Menominee Long Term Care Program. Tribal members will receive culturally acceptable/appropriate care management for their long term care needs:
* IHCP Case Management
* Meal Preparation
* Personal Emergency Response System
* Adaptive Aids
* Home Delivered Meals
* CBRF/ Assisted Living/Adult Family home placement
* Respite Care
* Specialized Transportation


For more information, contact the Menominee Tribal Aging and Disability Resource Specialist (ADRS) 715-799-5137
or the Menominee Tribal Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) 1-855-492-2372


Eligibility
Be an adult with a physicial developmental/intellectual disability or be age 65 or older
Be financially eligible for Medicaid
Be functionally eligible as determined by the Wisconsin Adult Long Term Care Functional Screen and
Sign the enrollment form
You must be an enrolled tribal member or descendant of a federally recognized tribe.







Emergency Contact Information
It is so important that everyone is prepared for a State of Emergency.
It is during these times, when all of the departments come together and support each other. There are great efforts taken to make sure you are okay but this is not possible unless we have your current contact information.
Please take the time to fill out the Emergency Contact Information Form available below.
The emergency contact form is used by emergency services to do well-checks on you.









Learn more about the signs of Elder Abuse


ELDER ABUSE
Respect of Elders: Report abuse to reduce and end Elder Abuse that is occurring.

Elder Abuse is a single or repeated act which can be financial, physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, or self neglect occurring within any relationship that causes harm or distress to an older person. Unfortunately, Elder Abuse is a growing problem that negatively impacts the lives of our elders and their families.

If you feel that you are a victim of Elder Abuse or you believe it has been inflicted upon someone that you know or love, PLEASE report it.
Locally you may call Adult Protective Services : 715-799-3861

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources announced the launch of a new elder abuse hotline to assist vistims, family members and concerned citizins in reporting abuse of older adults.
1-833-586-0107







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