Who We Are

We’re here to help older people and people with disabilities – along with their families and caregivers – find services and resources to keep them living well and independently.We help: Adults age 60 and older, Adults with physical or developmental disabilities, Adults with mental health or substance abuse problems.


Our Mission

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin is dedicated to working with adults and families who are affected by aging, disability, mental health or substance abuse issues, by providing information and access to services to enhance their quality of life.

May
27
Fri
2016
County Taxi in Dodgeville 553-0590
May 27 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

COUNTY TAXI available in Dodgeville every Wednesday and Friday. 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Serving all ages. $2.00 each way, 0.50 extra stops.

Call (608) 553-0590 to schedule your Dodgeville trip.

May
30
Mon
2016
BINGO at Albany Dining Center @ Albany Dining Center
May 30 @ 11:30 am

Join the Albany congregate meal participants and play some BINGO after lunch! There will be prizes for winners!

May
31
Tue
2016
Living Well Workshop @ Iowa County Health & Human Services Center
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

Put Life Back in Your Life

Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition? You’ll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

If you have conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, chronic pain, or anxiety, the Living Well Workshop can help you take charge of your life.

Tuesdays, March 1 – April 5, 9:30 AM-Noon. Health & Human Services Center, 303 W. Chapel Street, Dodgeville. Call (608) 930-9835 to register.

Stepping On Workshop @ Health & Human Services Center
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join other older adults in learning how you can take control of your life to prevent falls! Take control to remain independent in your own home without a fear of falling. Enroll in a Stepping On workshop. You’ll learn strength and balance exercises and how to keep doing the exercises. Learn from local experts about the impact of medication and vision on your risk of falls and about mobility in your community, how to do a home assessment, safe footwear, and improving your sleep. You’ll get the support you need to take charge of your life.

Tuesdays, April 19 – May 31, 9:30-11:30 am, Health & Human Service Center, Dodgeville

Only $5 for 7 classes! Call the ADRC at (608) 930-9835 to register. Limited space.

2016 Stepping On flyer

 

Jun
1
Wed
2016
County Taxi in Dodgeville 553-0590
Jun 1 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

COUNTY TAXI available in Dodgeville every Wednesday and Friday. 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Serving all ages. $2.00 each way, 0.50 extra stops.

Call (608) 553-0590 to schedule your Dodgeville trip.

Veteran’s Cafe @ Blends N Friends Cafe at The Behring Senior Center
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Veteran’s Cafe @ Blends N Friends Cafe at The Behring Senior Center
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Walk With Ease @ St Mary & St Paul Catholic Church
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Take Control, One Step at a Time! Walk to Reduce Pain. Increase Balance. Walk for a Healthy Life. Manage Your Weight. Join us twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays for one hour starting June 1st. Class lasts for 6 weeks. Call Brittany Mainwaring at the ADRC for more details. (608) 930-9835

Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Riverview Apartments & Albany Village Hall
Jun 1 @ 12:30 pm

Green County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:

 

12:30 – 1 PM Albany Riverview Apartments

1:15 – 2 PM Albany Village Hall

 

Elder Benefit specialists help older adults to understand and access benefits such as Senior Care Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Social Security, FoodShare, low-income housing and health insurance.

Elder Benefit Specialists serve people age 60 or older.

What can an elder benefit specialist do for you?

  • Provide accurate, up-to-date information about a wide variety of programs that cover healthcare, food and other household expenses
  • Help you to identify and apply for programs that will best meet your needs
  • Assist with an appeal when eligibility or coverage is denied
  • Advocate on your behalf with other parties
  • Refer you to an appropriate attorney when necessary

Where can I find a benefit specialist?

In Green County, contact Linda Gallagher in the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 328-9366.

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