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.

Jan
31
Sat
2015
Super Saturday Enrollment Event @ Southwest Tech Outreach Center, Piggly Wiggly Mall
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, January 31st sites across Wisconsin are holding “Super Saturday” enrollment events. Before the Super Bowl you can enroll in BadgerCare Plus or the Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as Obamacare or healthcare.gov.)

Super Saturday Event Poster-Iowa County

Feb
2
Mon
2015
Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Monroe Behring Senior Center
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Green County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:

 

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Monroe Behring Senior Center

 

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.

Feb
3
Tue
2015
Bus Shopping Trip to Dubuque
Feb 3 all-day

Got Time? Don’t want to drive?  Travel to Dubuque shopping with Bobby!

Healthy Eating for Successful Living Workshop @ Behring Senior Center
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Healthy Eating

Learn How to Eat Healthy and Exercise More!

Try a Healthy Eating for Successful Living Workshop

 


 

New in 2015, The Aging & Disability Resource Center is expanding its prevention programming to include a healthy eating workshop called Healthy Eating for Successful Living.

 

 

Healthy Eating for Successful Living is a proven program designed to help you assess your current eating habits and then set small, realistic goals to improve your nutrition. Other topics include keeping a food journal, understanding the USDA’s MyPlate concept and how it can work for you. As well as tips on ordering at a restaurant and how to shop for healthy food with a grocery store trip.

 

Healthy Eating for Successful Living meets weekly for six weeks for 2.5 hours.  New participants may only join week 1 and 2. To sign up or for more information, please call the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 608-328-9499.

 

To learn more about a Healthy Eating for Successful Living Workshop – Click Here

Please note Healthy Eating for Successful Living is a six-week workshop.

Feb
4
Wed
2015
Belleville-New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the ADRC at (608) 328-9499. Priority is given to older people and people with disabilities.  If space is available, we provide transportation to anyone of any age who requests a ride.  Reservations can be made at any time, but must be made at least one day prior to the trip.

These are open to any Green County resident with priority given to those age 55+ or disabled.  Please call the ADRC at 608-328-9499.

New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the ADRC at (608) 328-9499. Priority is given to older people and people with disabilities.  If space is available, we provide transportation to anyone of any age who requests a ride.  Reservations can be made at any time, but must be made at least one day prior to the trip.

These are open to any Green County resident with priority given to those age 55+ or disabled.  Please call the ADRC at 608-328-9499.

New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the ADRC at (608) 328-9499. Priority is given to older people and people with disabilities.  If space is available, we provide transportation to anyone of any age who requests a ride.  Reservations can be made at any time, but must be made at least one day prior to the trip.

These are open to any Green County resident with priority given to those age 55+ or disabled.  Please call the ADRC at 608-328-9499.

Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Riverview Apartments & Albany Village Hall
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am

Green County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:

 

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Albany Riverview Apartments

11:30 AM – 12:00 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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