About Us

The mission of the Aging & Disability Resource Center is to support seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families and caregivers by offering easy access to services and by fostering a caring community that values lifelong contributions, maximum independence, and individual dignity.

 

We value:


Accessibility

Advocacy
Collaboration
Comprehensiveness
Creativity
Dignity
Empowerment
Holism
Inclusion
Independence
Individualism

Involvement
Lifelong Learning
Meaningful Activity
Personal Contact
Personal Satisfaction
Prevention
Privacy
Quality
Respect
Security
Volunteerism


 

The Commission on Aging/Aging & Disability Resource Center Board is appointed by the County Executive and is responsible for governance. Program advisory councils assure that services are targeted to the expressed needs of our target populations.

Funding for services is provided through grants and allocations from federal, state and county governments, the United Way of Portage County, underwriting by local businesses, private contributions, and participant fees and donations.

Staff
Cindy Piotrowski, Director, Aging & Disability Resource Center of Portage County

Maureen Miller, Assistant Director, Aging & Disability Resource Center of Portage County

David Adamczak, Mobility Management Director

Sharon Anderson, Adult Day Center Coordinator

Katie Bembenek, Prevention/Health Promotion Coordinator

Donna Calhoun, Senior Center Director

 

Barbara Evans, Dementia Care Specialist

Julie Rekowski, Foster Grandparent Program Supervisor/RSVP Intergenerational Coordinator

Jeff Jester, RSVP Director

 

Candis Schneider, Manager, The Holly Shoppe

Tonia Simmons, Caregiver Support Services Director

Joni Smith, Nutrition Program Director

Leslie Smith, Volunteer Caregivers Coordinator

 

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