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Bus service is available to the ADRC through Waukesha Metro transit.

Address: 514 Riverview Avenue,
Waukesha WI, 53188
Phone: 262-548-7848
Toll 1-866-677-ADRC
Free: 1-866-677-2372
Fax 262-896-8273
Email: adrc@waukeshacounty.gov

For information outside of regular business hours please call IMPACT 2-1-1 by dialing: 211 or toll free 1-866-211-3380.

Dementia Friendly Pewaukee


Mission

Dementia Friendly Pewaukee is a purposeful effort, led by a coalition of Pewaukee residents, business owners, city and village leaders, pastors, service providers and stakeholders, to create a community that accepts, understands, supports and engages persons with dementia, their families and caregivers.  

Components of a Dementia Friendly Community

  • Dementia Awareness Presentation
    • Multiple presentations have been offered in the Pewaukee community for various civic and social organizations
  • Dementia Friendly Business Training
    • Business trainings have been provided for the businesses listed below
  • Early Detection
    • Community Memory Screen Events held annually at the Pewaukee Public Library
  • Dementia Caregiver Support Groups
    • Early Stage Support Group at Pewaukee Public Library
  • Engagement activities for Individuals with Dementia and the Caregivers/Families
    • Lake Country Memory Café at Pewaukee Public Library
  • Dementia Crisis Training for First Responders
    • Some Pewaukee Police, Fire and Paramedics have attended Crisis Intervention Team training provided through the Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with NAMI of Waukesha County.
    • Additional training specific to being dementia capable is being discussed
  • Dementia Education in the Schools
    • The State of Wisconsin DPI has an established curriculum on dementia that schools can elect to teach as a part of the health classes in middle and high school
  • Dementia Resources
    • In Waukesha County, individuals with dementia, their caregivers and families can contact the ADRC at (262)548-7848 or the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900

Join us for a free educational seminar on May 16th! Schedule of events

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Dementia Awareness & Trainings

Dementia Friendly Community Presentations

Dementia Friendly Business Training

Dementia Friendly Pewaukee Brochure

Dementia Friendly Community Video

 

Dementia Friendly Businesses/Organizations in Pewaukee

Pewaukee Public Library

Women’s Club of Pewaukee

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The Leadership Team

Bonnie Hare, Comfor Care Home Care

Laura Martin, Owner, Creative Solutions of Wisconsin

 

Coalition Members/Business Partners

Jennifer Harders, Alzheimer’s Association

Trish Golden, Aurora Health Care

Kevin Bierce, City of Pewaukee

Bonnie Hare, Comfor Care Home Care

Wendy Kleibor, Comfort Keepers

Barb Wollner, Community Care

Rosemary Becker

Wendy Bitter, Ellenbecker Investment Group

Kathy Gale, Eras Senior Network

Barbara Kelsey, Pewaukee Area Arts Council (PAAC)

Carol Hollowell, Kirkland Crossing, PAAC

Juli Garton, PAAC

Vicki Voelker, PAAC

Joann Weidmann, Pewaukee Interchurch Lay Council, St. Anthony’s on the Lake

Beth Savagian, Pewaukee Library

Mary Dumar, Pewaukee Library

Jenny Stoltz, Pewaukee Library

Gabby Burnitz, ProHealth Care

Lise Miley, Shorewest Realty, PAAC

Jean Miller, Veterans Bell Tower Memorial

Scott Gosse, Village of Pewaukee

Jay Iding, Village of Pewaukee

Lisa Bittman, Waukesha County Aging and Disability Resource Center

Randy Kohl, Waukesha County Aging and Disability Resource Center

Aaron Frank, Waukesha State Bank

Abby Lorenz, Women’s Club of Pewaukee

Ella Dzioba, Women’s Club of Pewaukee

 

Donate to Dementia Friendly Pewaukee through the:

Woman’s Club of Pewaukee

 

Contact

For more information about Dementia Friendly Pewaukee, or to become a member of the coalition, please contact:
Bonnie Hare
bonnie.hare@comforcare.com
(262) 446-2000