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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
19
Thu
Powerful Tools For Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm – Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week program that helps caregivers better care for their loved one – and themselves. This program will help you cope with the challenges that come with your role as caregiver.

Registration is required: please call 608-426-4295 or 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the Powerful Tools Flyer.

Jul
26
Thu
Powerful Tools For Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
Jul 26 @ 1:30 pm – Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week program that helps caregivers better care for their loved one – and themselves. This program will help you cope with the challenges that come with your role as caregiver.

Registration is required: please call 608-426-4295 or 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the Powerful Tools Flyer.

Aug
2
Thu
Powerful Tools For Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week program that helps caregivers better care for their loved one – and themselves. This program will help you cope with the challenges that come with your role as caregiver.

Registration is required: please call 608-426-4295 or 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the Powerful Tools Flyer.

Aug
9
Thu
Powerful Tools For Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week program that helps caregivers better care for their loved one – and themselves. This program will help you cope with the challenges that come with your role as caregiver.

Registration is required: please call 608-426-4295 or 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the Powerful Tools Flyer.

Aug
16
Thu
Powerful Tools For Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week program that helps caregivers better care for their loved one – and themselves. This program will help you cope with the challenges that come with your role as caregiver.

Registration is required: please call 608-426-4295 or 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the Powerful Tools Flyer.

Aug
20
Mon
Monday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Churchill Woods Apartments
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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Aug
21
Tue
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Aug 21 @ 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.

 

 

 

Mug Club for Caregivers (support group) @ Dodgeville Public Library
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Taking care of someone can be hard, even when it’s someone you love. Caring for a loved one can impact every aspect of your life. Preparing and protecting yourself, working to understand your loved one’s experience, and embracing help from others can help to enhance the joys of your caregiving experience. Contact the ADRC is you or someone you know could use a little extra help. Our support group meets monthly on the Third Tuesday from 10:30 to Noon at the Dodgeville Public Library. Refreshments are served.

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