Viola Public Library

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Aging, Disability & Special Needs Resources

Let’s Talk About Dementia

presented through the Richland County Informational Sessions by the ADRC of Eagle Country

Viola Public Library, March 14, 2019, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Gina Laack, CSW, Dementia Care Specialist will discuss: Understanding dementia; the importance of taking action; becoming a dementia friendly community. This even is free to the public. For more information contact: 608-647-4616 or 877-794-2372

Homebound Delivery (brochure)

The Viola Public Library offers free delivery of materials to Village of Viola residents who are unable to visit the Library because of age, illness, disability, or other permanent or temporary incapacitating circumstances. Delivery is scheduled according to temporary or long term needs, and services are always tailored to your personal preferences.

Please contact the library for more information on this program or download the Application for Homebound Delivery here.

Aging Resources

Disability Resources

Check out the ConsumerAffairs stair lifts guide to help consumers make an informed decision when shopping for stair lifts. The guide covers all sorts of information that could be helpful to consumers interested in finding information about purchasing stair lifts.

Cerebral Palsy Help Guide provides information regarding cerebral palsy symptoms, treatments, education, assistive devices and more. It is our mission to advocate for individuals affected by this movement disorder

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The ADA ensures people with disabilities equal opportunity for employment and access to transportation, services and public and commercial facilities.

Vision Impairment

Assistive Technology


  • Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired offers vision rehabilitation services for Wisconsin residents providing knowledge and skills to enable independent living. Web resources include links to organizations, government services, and educational resources designed to assist the blind and visually impaired.
  • Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library, part of the Talking Book Program of the Library of Congress, provides braille and recorded books and playback equipment for those Wisconsin residents who for any physical reason cannot read normal print. Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library is located in the Milwaukee Public Library’s Central Library in downtown Milwaukee:
Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
813 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1436

Phone: (414) 286-3045
Toll-free within Wisconsin: (800) 242-8822
Fax: (414) 286-3102

Hearing Impairment

Special Needs

Other resources:

A Frugal Spring Cleaning Checklist: The good news is, spring cleaning can be as inexpensive want it to be. The bad news is, spiffing up your home on a budget might take a little more leg work. If you want to spruce things up without burning up too many Benjamins, consider this frugal spring cleaning checklist.

Mesothelioma Group:

Mesothelioma Veterans Center:

From Senior Care Helper …

Moving for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Renters’ Rights for Mobility and Disability
Low Vision Internet Gateway
Managing Sensory Issues At Home
Cleaner Indoor Air & Chemical Sensitivities
Safety for Seniors Around Construction Sites
Limited Mobility Home Modification Checklists and Funding
Moving To Assisted Living
Guide to Finding Credible Medical Information

Some other Senior help sites that may be of interest:

Legal Resources for Seniors
Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Making the Move to Assisted Living
Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling
Disaster Preparedness for Seniors
Advanced Care Planning
Home Accommodations for Seniors
Aging Veteran’s Guide to Planning for the Future
Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home
Elder Care Resources

Disaster Safety Info for People Living With Disabilities:

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors
Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road
Family Communication Plan for Parents
Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology
Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist
Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities

February 2019
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