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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.

Jul
22
Mon
Monday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Churchill Woods Apartments
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Monday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Walk With Ease Workshop @ Cobb Community Center
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Looking for relief from arthritis pain? Just want to be more active? Join the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease program. Safely make physical activity a part of your everyday life. We will meet three days a week for six weeks, one hour each day.

Click Here for Walk With Ease flyer

 

Jul
23
Tue
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Hand In Hand

Adult Day Center

 

Our mission is to provide older adults the opportunity to build and maintain social, cognitive, and physical skills.

 

Tuesday & Friday * 9:30 am – 2:30 pm *

 

Program Location:

2227 4th Street

Monroe, WI 53566

(United Methodist Church)

 

 

What services do we offer?

  • An inclusive, warm, ‘family’ atmosphere
  • Fun physical exercises to keep joints/muscles flexible
  • Stimulating mental activities
  • Crafts
  • Group games
  • Delicious full noon meal
  • Medication reminders
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Transportation available
  • Musical entertainment
  • Community outings
  • Local speakers

 

Positive Outcomes for participants:

  • Foster a sense of belonging, purpose
  • Rekindle old hobbies and learn new ones
  • Reduce depression
  • Improve mental agility
  • Stronger, more flexible joints & muscles

 

Who can attend?

  • Older adults facing health and social changes who want to participate in fun, stimulating, and meaningful  activities

 

What about cost?

  • Scholarships available
  • Other funding options possible
  • Complimentary first visit

 

For more information contact the Aging Programs Coordinator at 608-328-9499.

 

 

 

Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Hand In Hand

Adult Day Center

 

Our mission is to provide older adults the opportunity to build and maintain social, cognitive, and physical skills.

 

Tuesday & Friday * 9:30 am – 2:30 pm *

 

Program Location:

2227 4th Street

Monroe, WI 53566

(United Methodist Church)

 

 

What services do we offer?

  • An inclusive, warm, ‘family’ atmosphere
  • Fun physical exercises to keep joints/muscles flexible
  • Stimulating mental activities
  • Crafts
  • Group games
  • Delicious full noon meal
  • Medication reminders
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Transportation available
  • Musical entertainment
  • Community outings
  • Local speakers

 

Positive Outcomes for participants:

  • Foster a sense of belonging, purpose
  • Rekindle old hobbies and learn new ones
  • Reduce depression
  • Improve mental agility
  • Stronger, more flexible joints & muscles

 

Who can attend?

  • Older adults facing health and social changes who want to participate in fun, stimulating, and meaningful  activities

 

What about cost?

  • Scholarships available
  • Other funding options possible
  • Complimentary first visit

 

For more information contact the Aging Programs Coordinator at 608-328-9499.

 

ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin, Iowa County Board Meeting @ Health & Human Services Center
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date and location is subject to change. Please call the ADRC to confirm meeting date and time. The November 2018 ADRC Board meeting will now be on Tuesday, November 20 at the Linden Municipal Building, 444 Jefferson Street, Linden, WI 53553 at 10 AM.

Jul
24
Wed
New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle
Jul 24 @ 4:30 am – 8:00 am

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 24 @ 4:30 am – 8:30 am

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