Latino Geriatric Center

Latino Geriatric CenterThe Latino Geriatric Center is an innovative facility that provides comprehensive and customized services to elderly individuals with physical impediments, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementias.  The expansive facility is uniquely designed to provide daily care to the Latino elders of Milwaukee County that is bilingual and culturally competent.

Additionally, the Latino Geriatric Center provides screenings and evaluations for memory loss in the Memory Clinic.

The center also supports primary physicians through outreach and education, as well as offering programs for families and caregivers including trainings and support groups.

Services include:
Adult Day Center
Memory Clinic
Outreach for primary physicians
Wisconsin Registry of Adult Children of Elderly with Alzheimer's Disease
Client and caregiver support groups
Early Memory Loss Prevention

The Latino Geriatric Center opened its doors in 2007.For more information about the Latino Geriatric Center, please read our fact sheet in English or Spanish.

History of the Latino Geriatric Center:

The culmination of more than four years of coordinated planning and assessment, the Latino Geriatric Center opened its doors in January 2007. A collaborative effort involving the medical, nonprofit, and academic communities, the center brings together multiple partners to provide early detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease in an underserved population.

Program Partners:

Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, UW-School of Medicine and Public Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, UW-Milwaukee

The UCC Latino Geriatric Center is located on the 2nd floor of the United Community Center at 1028 S. 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
Please use the 8th Street Entrance.

For more information about the Latino Geriatric Center, please contact the Program Director Al Castro by phone at (414) 384-3100, ext. 2839, or by e-mail at acastro@unitedcc.org.
If you are interested in enrolling as a participant in this program, please complete and return the Intake Form (Word / PDF) to our office via email, in person, or fax to 414-389-5116. Once your Intake Form is reviewed, the Program Assistant will follow up to schedule an intake consultation meeting.

 

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