Resources

Looking for services or assistance for yourself or a loved one? Here we’ve compiled a list of local, state-wide, and nationally available resources.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

SOCIAL & SUPPORT GROUPS:

  • MCDA Social Engagement Calendar, which also lists days when admission is FREE for Milwaukee seniors.
  • Handy News & Notes is a monthly mailing list for local, state and national news, information and opportunities for persons with and without disabilities.
  • Family Caregiver Support Network (FCSN) offered by Interfaith Older Adult Programs. Call FCSN: 414-220-8600.
  • Memory Cafes are monthly social gatherings for people with mild cognitive impairments.
  • SPARK provides an cultural programming for people with memory loss.

HEALTH & WELLNESS:

LEGAL & FINANCIAL: 

  • SeniorLAW offers free legal services to residents over 60
  • Energy Assistance is available to eligible applicants. Call to apply: 414-270-4653.

EDUCATION:

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Transportation is available for Milwaukee residents over 60, for grocery shopping, medical appointments and dining.
  • Senior Driving Resource Have your loved one take this online self-assessment to determine if they’re still safe on the road. Call 262-210-3707 for more.

SAFETY:

  • Emergency Preparedness planning guide
  • Elder Abuse Agency investigates allegations of physical abuse, financial exploitation, neglect, self-neglect, and emotional abuse of adults over 60 residing in Milwaukee County. Call to report elder abuse: 414-289-6874 or toll-free 1-866-229-9695.
  • How to recognize the signs of hoarding.

OTHER: