Dining Site Facilitators
The Dining Site Facilitator is responsible for managing the dining site facilities for the
Elderly Nutrition Program. This includes preparing reports for attendance and volunteer participation, as well as being responsible for compliance with Federal, State, and County rules and regulations concerning the Elderly Nutrition Program.
The Resource Specialist provides information and assistance to the general public, but particularly to adults who are elderly or have a disability, as well as to a wide range of community resources. The Resource Specialist helps inform and educate people about their options and assists in connecting and enrolling them into public and private programs and services.
They continually raise community awareness and promote the ADRC through marketing and outreach activities. A Resource Specialist also provides options to help prioritize services based on a customer’s values. They give specifics on eligibility criteria and how to apply for services and resources.
Nutrition Program Cooks
Prepares and cooks family-style meals for the Elderly Nutrition Program in Marquette County. Cooks foods in quantities according to approved menus by a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and state/federal guidelines, using standardized recipes on standard portion size. Ensuring the compliance with Federal, State and County rules and regulations concerning the Elderly Nutrition Program are met.
The Food Transporter is responsible for delivering meals to the Senior Dining Sites, as well as to the homebound clients of Marquette County. They ensure that local, state, and federal Elderly Nutrition Program rules are followed.
The Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the elderly nutrition and home-delivered meal programs. Performs assessments to determine eligibility for homebound meal program. Provides nutritional counseling and education to both meal site and home delivered meal participants. Collaborates with kitchen staff on the development of menus and approves menus following program requirements. Evaluates the elderly nutrition program to insure there are no barriers to participation.
The Client Transporter is responsible for transporting clients in the most efficient manner to and from destinations while following all local, state and federal regulations.
We serve any person aged 60 years of age or older. A person who is disabled and age 17 years, 9 months or older. Individuals who are caring for a disabled or older adult. Those who are concerned, about the welfare of a disabled or older adult, are also encouraged to contact us. The resources, programs, and options available may have more specific qualifications in addition to the age requirements. Please contact us to discuss your specific areas of needs or interests.
The Transportation Specialist/Dispatcher is responsible for the scheduling and transporting of clients for the ADRC of Marquette County in the most efficient manner to and from destinations. This person also ensures that the fleet of vehicles is maintained in good and safe operating condition. Transportation of clients to various locations including Senior Dining Sites, shopping, recreational activities, medical and other appointments.
Elder Benefit Specialist
The Elder Benefit Specialist (EBS) assists persons 60 and older. The EBS can counsel persons about public and private benefits and help them apply for benefits. The EBS can sometimes assist people who have been denied a benefit that they think they are entitled to receive. An EBS can connect people to needed resources and can often advocate on a person’s behalf. Benefit specialists can help with a variety of programs and issues, including: Medicare, Medical Assistance, SeniorCare, Extra help with Prescription Drug Costs, Food Share, SSI, Social Security, Landlord/Tenant/Evictions, Medical Debt Remediation, etc.
Social work with the elderly and adults with disabilities, involving adult protective services (APS), guardianship (GN), protective placements (PP) and case management that includes both access/intake and ongoing responsibilities. Coordinates the Caregiver Support Programs and Caregiver Support Group.
Disability Benefit Specialist
The Disability Benefit Specialist (DBS) assists persons with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 59, as well as those transitioning into adulthood at 17 ½. The DBS can provide information, assistance, advocacy, and in some cases representation. A DBS can assist with initial applications, denials of eligibility, termination of benefits, and overpayments of both public and private benefits. Some of the programs and issues a DBS can assist with or provide information on include: BadgerCare Plus, Disability through the Social Security Administration, Extra help with Prescription Drug Costs, Food Share, Landlord/Tenant/Evictions, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Railroad Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Utility Assistance, and Wisconsin Works (W-2).
Dementia Care Specialist
Dementia Care Specialist (DCS) works to increase the dementia capability of the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), promote dementia-friendly communities, support caregivers and increase opportunities for people with dementia to remain in their own homes as long as is appropriate. Coordination of the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP), Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP) and Caregiver Support Group.
Fill-In-Staff and Volunteers
You may also see some of these people from time to time. They are people who support programs within the ADRC. These people fill-in for other staff members when needed. Volunteers help support the community by donating their time to help a variety of programs within the ADRC.
Not pictured: Linda, Wanda, Ken, Randy