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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Kenosha County Caregiver Coalition to offer Family Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon

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In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, the Kenosha County Caregiver Coalition is offering a free luncheon for family caregivers.

November is an important time to honor and recognize those who often go unnoticed yet have taken on the extra resp...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Healthcare Decisions Day event set for April 21

Graphic: National Healthcare Decisions Day Event on Friday, April 21, 2023

“Who will speak on our behalf about medical care if we cannot speak for ourselves?" asked Helen Sampson, Quality Coordinator with the ADRC and member of the Kenosha County Care Transition Coalition, “It is one of the things we actually can control. B...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Now drug-free, man finds success in Kenosha County Treatment Court

John Tibbetts poses for a photo with Judge David Wilk

John Tibbetts has now been drug-free for as long as any time since he was a teenager.

And at age 45, with a long history of substance use and resultant run-ins with the law, that’s no small thing.

Earlier this week, he took the next step in his ne...

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Aging & Disability Resource Center News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Oct. 29 Drug Take Back Day events to include Narcan training

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events will be held at two Kenosha County locations this Saturday, Oct. 29, County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced today.

The events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha, ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Service enhancements provide dedicated hotlines for crisis, child protective services calls

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Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Kenosha Human Development Services (KHDS) expanded services to the community with two separate programs:

  • The Crisis Program in the Crisis Prevention Center provides mental health services to individuals (children and...
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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Kenosha County ADRC showcasing play about Alzheimer's

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Please join the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center, the National Alzheimer’s Association and Garrett Davis Productions for "Unforgettable," a heart-warming, honest and humorous play about a family thrust into managing ...

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Aging & Disability Resource Center News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Kenosha, Racine County executives partner on Overdose Awareness Day event

Samantha Kerkman and Jonathan Delagrave holding proclamation

Kenosha County Executive Samantha Kerkman and Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave joined together Wednesday, Aug. 30, on International Overdose Awareness Day to highlight the tragic impact that opioids have had on both counties, as well as the acti...

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Aging & Disability Resource Center News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Kenosha County provides over 400 Narcan packs during Human Services on the Go

Human Services on the Go team photo at the County Fair

In an effort to provide more visibility of behavioral health services within the community, the Kenosha County Division of Aging, Disability & Behavioral Health Services in partnership with Kenosha County Public Health offered a mobile human services ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Kenosha County to host ‘Human Services on the Go’ in local neighborhoods

Photo of Human Services on the Go crew

The Kenosha County Division of Aging, Disability & Behavioral Health Services in partnership with Kenosha County Public Health will offer a mobile human services unit, “Human Services on the Go,” at events this Friday and in August...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Kenosha County collects over 1,800 pounds of medication during Drug Take Back Day

Samantha Kerkman, Kari Foss and Kristan Binninger at the 2022 Drug Take Back event

The local efforts of National Drug Take Back Day on April 30, 2022, helped collect 1,883 pounds of medications, both prescribed and over-the-counter, Kenosha County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced today. 

The events, held at five locations ac...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Kenosha County to hold events for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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On Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kenosha County residents can visit various locations throughout the county to safely dispose of unneeded medications, undergo life-saving NARCAN training and learn more about local behavioral health resources ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Kenosha County ADRC offers NEW online class to help you Stand Up and Move More

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The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting registrations for Stand Up & Move More, a free online workshop.

Did you know that too much sitting can increase your risk for numerous chronic conditions including heart disease, ...

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