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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.

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

Jul
26
Mon
2021
Walk With Ease @ Self Directed; Anytime/Anywhere
Jul 26 – Sep 3 all-day

Click here for more information regarding Walk With Ease. This class is self directed; Anytime/Anywhere – 3x per week for at least 10-40 minutes.

To register, call the ADRC at 608-328-9499.

ADRC-Rural TAXI @ ADRC, Iowa County
Jul 26 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

The ADRC Rural Taxi is available to Iowa County Residents (Dodgeville excluded) on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 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.

Jul
27
Tue
2021
Grant County Taxi in Lancaster (Morning)
Jul 27 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

A wheelchair accessible, lowered floor mini van is used to transport people of ALL ages in Lancaster are Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30 a.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 608-723-6451 for more information.

ADRC-Rural TAXI @ ADRC, Iowa County
Jul 27 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

The ADRC Rural Taxi is available to Iowa County Residents (Dodgeville excluded) on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 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.

Stepping On – Falls Prevention Program @ Green County Human Services
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Click Here to learn more regarding Stepping On.

To register, please contact the ADRC at 608-328-9499.

Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Jul 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, Morgan at 608-328-9499.

ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin, Iowa County Board Meeting @ Health & Human Services Center
Jul 27 @ 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
28
Wed
2021
ADRC Taxi @ Dodgeville
Jul 28 @ 7:45 am – 3:30 pm

The ADRC Taxi operates in the city of Dodgeville (only) on Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Call the Taxi at 608-553-0590 to schedule your transportation needs.

LATEST NEWS

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