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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.

May
3
Thu
Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – May 31 @ 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 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the 2018 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Brochure.

May
10
Thu
Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – Jun 7 @ 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 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the 2018 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Brochure.

May
17
Thu
Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – Jun 14 @ 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 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the 2018 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Brochure.

May
24
Thu
Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Belmont Community Building
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – Jun 21 @ 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 608-723-6113 to register.

For more information, please click here for the 2018 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Brochure.

May
25
Fri
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
May 25 @ 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.

 

 

 

May
28
Mon
Monday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Churchill Woods Apartments
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

cafe-changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

May
29
Tue
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
May 29 @ 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.

 

 

 

May
30
Wed
Wednesday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Twining Valley Apartments
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

cafe-changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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