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Dementia. End the Stigma.

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.

 Please call us before planning to attend to be sure events are still scheduled as noted!!

Evening Conversations ~ Virtual Via Zoom
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Caring for someone living with dementia?

Connect with us virtually from the comfort of your home!

Join to ask questions, gain support, and brainstorm strategies to get through this time together with a local Dementia Care Specialist.

After registering you will receive the Zoom Video Conferencing Link and directions on how to connect.

ADRC Taxi @ City of Dodgeville
May 7 @ 7:45 am – 3:30 pm

ADRC TAXI – The ADRC Taxi provides transportation to City of Dodgeville residents on Wednesdays and Fridays. The hours of operation for the ADRC Taxi are 7:45am – 3:30pm on Wednesdays and Fridays.  The taxi service is limited to stops within Dodgeville city limits plus Blain’s Farm & Fleet.  Fees are charged for this service.  Please call 608-553-0590 to organize your taxi service needs.

Grant County Taxi in Fennimore (Morning)
May 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

A wheelchair accessible, lowered floor mini van is used to transport people of ALL ages in Fennimore on Friday afternoon from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost is $2.00 each way and 50 cents for stops between the first and last one. Please contact 608-822-6644 for more information.

Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
May 7 @ 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.


Stand Up and Move More workshop
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Grant County Taxi in Boscobel (Afternoon)
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A wheelchair accessible, lowered floor mini van is used to transport people of ALL ages in Boscobel on Friday afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost is $2.00 each way and 50 cents for stops between the first and last one. Please contact 608-375-2275 for more information.

ADRC-Rural TAXI @ ADRC, Iowa County
May 10 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

New to Iowa County! The ADRC Rural Taxi is available to Iowa County Residents on Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:15 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It will travel anywhere throughout Iowa County. Call 608-930-9835 to schedule a ride and receive more details. Price is determined by mileage.

ADRC Aging Plan Listening Session
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am


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