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.

Jul
6
Mon
2015
Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Monroe Behring Senior Center
Jul 6 @ 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.

Jul
8
Wed
2015
New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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 @ Brodhead City Hall
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am

Green County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:

 

10:30 AM -11:30 AM Brodhead City 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.

Jul
9
Thu
2015
Albany-Brodhead-Juda to Monroe Shuttle
Jul 9 @ 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.

Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Darlington Meal Site
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lafayette County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:

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 Lafayette County, contact Kay Schulte in the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 608-776-4960.

Caregiver Coalition Meeting @ Monroe Clinic, New Hospital Building
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Caregiver Coalition Meeting, Monroe Clinic – 12 to 1:30 Café Room 3, Hospital Building.  Open to agencies who work with caregivers or family caregivers.  Help direct educational and support efforts in the community as it deals with caregivers.  Contact the ADRC 608-328-9499 if you would like more information to be involved with this group.

Caregiver Support Group @ Monroe Clinic, New Hospital Building
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For family, friends, and other caregivers who are caring for a person with chronic illness or disability.

-Ask questions
-Share tips
-Learn creative problem-solving techniques
-Find out about resources
-Discover that you are not alone

Facillitated by Sarah Endicott, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Monroe Clinic and Linnea Guse, Information & Assistance Specialist, Aging & Disability Resource Center. It is co-sponsored by the Aging & Disability Resource Center, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance, and Monroe Clinic.

If you need someone to care for your loved one while you attend, please contact the Green County Aging & Disability Resource Center at 608-328-9499 for potential resources.

Caregiver Support Group @ Monroe Public Library
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For family, friends, and other caregivers who are caring for a person with chronic illness or disability.

-Ask questions
-Share tips
-Learn creative problem-solving techniques
-Find out about resources
-Discover that you are not alone

It is co-sponsored by the Aging & Disability Resource Center, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance, and Monroe Clinic.

If you need someone to care for your loved one while you attend, please contact the Green County Aging & Disability Resource Center at 608-328-9499 for potential resources.

Caregiver Coalition Flyer

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