Toll Free: 800-514-0066

Who Are We:

The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)is the place to start whether you or a loved one is facing the challenges that come with changes in health, disability and age or to prevent these changes from becoming challenges.   The ADRC listens to understand each unique situation, gathers information about available options, and connects people to services and resources that best fit their needs so they can maintain control of their lives.

Who We Serve:

The ADRC serves elderly, adults with physical and developmental disabilities as well as serving the families, providers, friends and neighbors of these consumers. We are here to help you navigate through what can be a confusing and complicated web of services and programs. All of our information and assistance is free and confidential so give us a call and we look forward to talking with you!

The Aging & Disability Resource Center in Green County is a local office of the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin and partners with other local offices in Grant, Iowa & Lafayette Counties. Our Regional information can be found on our Regional website at www.adrcswwi.org.

The ADRC of Green County Serves:

  • elderly
  • adults with physical and developmental disabilities
  • as well as serving the families, providers, friends and neighbors of these consumers

ADRC can provide valuable knowledge and resources to caregivers, family members, friends. Visit our Resources page to learn what resources are available.

Upcoming Events

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Dec
10
Tue
2019
Hand In Hand Day Center @ Monroe United Methodist Church
Dec 10 @ 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.

 

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Belleville-New Glarus-Monticello to Monroe Shuttle @ ADRC
Dec 11 @ 3:30 am – 7:00 am
Wednesday’s ~ Blends & Friends Cafe @ Twining Valley Apartments
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Monroe Memory Cafe @ Behring Senior Center
Dec 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Dementia Caregiver Support Group @ Barneveld Public Library
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dementia Support Group

Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to:

  • Develop a support system.
  • Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions.
  • Talk through issues and ways of coping.
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns.
  • Learn about community resources.

Contact Bonnie Nutt at the Alzheimer’s Association at 608-852-0616 or bnutt@alz.org or ADRC Dementia Care Specialist Whitney Thompson at 608-328-9372.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Caregiver Coalition Meeting @ Monroe Clinic, New Hospital Building
Dec 12 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am

Caregiver Coalition Meeting, Monroe Clinic – 12 to 1:30 Café Room 3, Hospital Building.  Open to agencies who work with caregivers or family caregivers.  Help direct educational and support efforts in the community as it deals with caregivers.  Contact the ADRC 608-328-9499 if you would like more information to be involved with this group.

Volunteer Spotlight

Name:
Barb Kummerfeldt

Position:
Stepping On Peer Leader in New Glarus, WI

“My favorite part of being a peer leader is knowing that I can inspire someone else…..”

Benefits of Vounteering

  • Connects you to others & to the community.
  • Brings fun & fulfillment to your life.
  • Increases self-confidence, self-esteem, & satisfaction.
  • Helps you stay physically healthy.
  • Provides a sense of satisfying achievement.