Bus service is available to the ADRC through Waukesha Metro transit.
Address: 514 Riverview Avenue,
Waukesha WI, 53188
For information outside of regular business hours please call IMPACT 2-1-1 by dialing: 211 or toll free 1-866-211-3380.
The ADRC of Waukesha County hosts ‘Welcome to Medicare’ classes the second Wednesday of each month from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm or from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. Register HERE.
VIRTUAL WELCOME TO MEDICARE CLASS | July 8th | 1:00pm | Find out more HERE.
Please Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic we are cancelling all in person Welcome to Medicare Classes through 7/31/2020. Please check website or call to make sure classes beyond this date are occurring as scheduled. We recommend the following video resources listed below for individuals who will soon be (or who are) new to Medicare. You can also reach out to our Benefit Specialists to ask further Medicare related questions at 262-548-7848.
What is an Elder Benefit Specialist?
An Elder Benefit Specialist (EBS) is a Medicare SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) Counselor and an advocate for person’s age 60 years or older who may be having problems with their private or government benefits. The benefit specialist helps older adults determine the benefits they are entitled to and how to apply for them. An attorney is available to provide supervision and support to the Elder Benefit Specialist.
An Elder Benefit Specialist can help you with the following:
Energy Assistance (WHEAP)
Social Security (such as Extra Help with prescriptions, Retirement, Disability)
Phone Discount (Safelink)
Financial Problems, Budgeting
Housing (subsidized, landlord/tenant issues)
Homestead Tax Credit
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace plans