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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.

Apr
26
Thu
Albany-Brodhead-Juda to Monroe Shuttle
Apr 26 @ 3:30 am – 7:00 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.

ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin Regional Governing Board @ Town Bank -Community Room
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

This is an open meeting and the public is encouraged to attend. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Regional Administrative Assistant, Danica Hay-Skattum, at 608-328-9610.

Tech Basics for Seniors @ Barneveld Public Library
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Technology 101 – Tech Basics For Seniors! Call (608) 930-9835 to register. Personal Instruction in basic technology skills. Bring your tablet and/or smartphone with you. Online Safety Tips too.

Click here for Tech Basics flyer

Apr
27
Fri
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Apr 27 @ 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.

 

 

 

Apr
30
Mon
Monday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Churchill Woods Apartments
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

cafe-changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

May
1
Tue
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
May 1 @ 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.

 

 

 

Dementia Friendly Meeting @ Dodgeville Public Library
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dementia Friendly Iowa County Meetings are a community driven effort to develop and sustain an increased awareness and understanding of dementia with decreased isolation and stigma so individuals with dementia are valued, included, and live well.

Meetings are confidential, warm and welcoming. They start at 10:30 am and last only an hour or so. All are welcome! Bring a friend! Dodgeville Public Library, 139 South Iowa Street, Dodgeville.

Transportation Public Hearing @ Health & Human Services Center
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

*Date changed to Tuesday, May 1. Input is being sough for improving and updating current transportation services in Southwest Wisconsin. The public is encouraged to attend. FREE Transportation to the hearing. Call the ADRC at 608-930-9835 to schedule a ride.

 

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