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


Our Mission

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin is dedicated to providing older adults and people with physical or developmental/intellectual disabilities with the resources needed to live with dignity and security, and achieve maximum independence and quality of life. The goal of the ADRC is to empower individuals to to make informed choices and to streamline access to the appropriate services and supports.

Aug
1
Mon
Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Monroe Behring Senior Center
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
2
Tue
Caregiver Support Group @ Health & Human Services Center
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Caregivers Support Group provides a forum for those who are caring for a loved one to seek out information and gain support from others who are in a similar situation.

We are dedicated to support older adults and their families in our community through a variety of programs and services.

Various topics are discussed as well as Care & Share. Care & Share is a unique opportunity for group participants to connect with other caregivers as we share our challenges and our joys of caring for a loved one. Take advantage of this time to gain support as we learn useful tips for self-care from each other.

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30 AM-Noon. Health & Human Services Center, Room 1001, 303 W. Chapel Street, Dodgeville, Call (608) 930-9835 for more information.

Aug
3
Wed
County Taxi in Dodgeville 553-0590
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Veteran’s Cafe @ Blends N Friends Cafe at The Behring Senior Center
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Dementia Friendly Community Meetings @ Iowa County Health and Human Services Center; Room 1001
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dementia Friendly Community Meetings @ Iowa County Health and Human Services Center; Room 1001

Have you heard the buzz about Dementia Friendly Communities? Do you want to get involved in spreading awareness about dementia? We are always looking for additional community members to participate in our initiative! Please feel free to join us on the first Wednesday of every  month. If you would like to participate but can’t make the meetings, let us know, we can always keep you updated!

 

Elder Benefit Specialist Community Visit @ Riverview Apartments & Albany Village Hall
Aug 3 @ 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.

Aug
4
Thu
Monroe-Juda-Brodhead to Janesville Shuttle
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 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.

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