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.

Feb
8
Mon
2016
Freeport Shuttle
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

“New” Freeport Shuttle!

Meet at Green County Human Services parking lot at 9:30 AM, pick-up also available at Piggly Wiggly parking lot. We will return to Monroe by 2:00 PM.

Featuring stops at:

JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts
The Meadows Shopping Center (JC Penny’s, Serendipity Candy, Maurice’s, Shoe Sensation, & Book World)
Menards/Walmart
Lunch ( Not Included) at 12:30 PM 
Only $6.00! To gurantee a spot, please call ADRC at 328-9499 by noon 2 days before the trip!

Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Monticello Public Library & New Glarus Dining Center
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am

Green County Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit:   10:30 AM-11:30 AM Monticello Public Library 12:30 PM -1:30 PM New Glarus Dining 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
9
Tue
2016
Healthy Living with Diabetes @ Health & Human Services Center
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

What is Healthy Living with Diabetes? This researched and proven workshop is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes. The workshop meets for 2 hours once a week for six weeks. It does not replace existing treatments, but rather complements the treatments a participant receives.

Who should take the workshop? Adults with type 2 diabetes, Adults with pre-diabetes, or Adults living with someone who has diabetes.

It meets Tuesdays, January 12-February 23, 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the Health & Human Services Center, 303 W. Chapel Street, Dodgeville, WI. Call (608) 930-9835 to register.

Feb
10
Wed
2016
Belleville-New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Feb 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 @ Brodhead City Hall
Feb 10 @ 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.

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