Area Agency on Aging of Dane County | Contracted Services
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Senior Focal Points
Fifteen agencies located throughout Dane County have primary responsibility for programs and services for older adults. Serving designated geographic areas, these focal point agencies provide the entry points through which older persons—and their families—access a broad array of programs and services.
Colonial Club Senior Activity Center
301 Blankenheim Ln.
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Contact: Bob Power, Director
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center
505 N. Main St.
DeForest, WI 53532
Contact: Barb Cooper, Director
Fitchburg Senior Center
5510 E. Lacy Rd.
Fitchburg, WI 53711
Contact: Jill McHone, Director
McFarland Senior Outreach Services
5915 Milwaukee St.
McFarland, WI 53558
Contact: Lori Andersen, Director
Middleton Senior Center
7448 Hubbard Ave.
Middleton, WI 53562
Contact: Tammy Derrickson, Director
128 E Olin Ave. #110
Madison, WI 53713
Contact: Marcia Hendrickson, Executive Director
Northwest Dane Senior Services
1837 Bourbon Rd.
Cross Plains, WI 53528
Contact: Paulette Glunn, Director
Oregon Area Senior Center
219 Park St.
Oregon, WI 53575
Contact: Rachel Brickner, Director
Southwest Dane Senior Outreach
107 N. Grove St.
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
Contact: Lynn Forshaug, Director
Stoughton Senior Center
248 W. Main St.
Stoughton, WI 53589
Contact: Cindy McGlynn, Director
Sugar River Senior Center (formerly Belleville Senior Center)
21 S. Vine St.
Belleville, WI 53508
Contact: Amanda Meade, Director
Waunakee Senior Center
333 S. Madison, St.
Waunakee, WI 53597
Contact: Cindy Mosiman, Director
Cultural Diversity Programs
Delivers culturally specific educational and social services to reduce isolation among African American and Latinx seniors living throughout Dane County.
Offers evidence-based prevention programs designed to buid confidence and reduce falls while managing health conditions.
Grandparents & Other Relatives as Parents Caregiver Program
The Rainbow Project
Provides support, education, and resources for caregivers who are grandparents and other relatives as parents. Support group meets 2nd Saturday/month, 9-11 am at The Rainbow Project (831 E Washington Avenue, Madison) with free childcare. For more information, contact either Serena Breining, Group Facilitator, at 608-255-7356 x 324 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Madison Solomon, Referral & Community Programs Coordinator, at 608-255-7356 x 316 or email@example.com.
Latinx Grandparents & Other Relatives as Parents Caregiver Program
Provides support, education, and resources for Spanish-speaking caregivers who are grandparents raising their grandchildren living throughout Dane County. Support and education group is conducted in Spanish; limited transportation available and light refreshments offered. Support group meets 4th Wednesday/most months, 5:30-8 pm at Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 E Lacy Road).
Senior Nutrition Program
See Nutrition Brochure for a full listing of agencies providing senior nutrition service.
There are 27 Dane County senior dining sites where seniors (age 60+) meet to socialize and have a nutritious meal on a donation basis. Meals provided on a donation basis and every one is welcome to participate regardless of their ability to contribute. Dane County also provides funding for five locally-owned restaurants to offer a weekly senior nutrition program: Cranberry Creek Café (Madison), DeForest Family Restaurant, Festival Foods Grocery Store (Madison), Fink’s Restaurant (Mt. Horeb), and Ziggy’s BBQ Smokehouse & Ice Cream Parlor (Oregon).
For a full listing of agencies providing these services, call 608-242-6486 or visit website.
Provides group and individual rides, which enable seniors to remain independent and in their homes. Includes rides to medical appointments, senior dining sites, senior centers, grocery, and general shopping.
RSVP of Dane County
Matches seniors and volunteers (age 55+) with opportunities to serve throughout Dane County, considering volunteer's talents, interests, and schedules. Coordinates Triad - community law enforcement and senior adults working together to reduce the crriminal victimization of the elderly through programs.
NewBridge Madison: Volunteer Guardianship
Recruits/trains volunteers living throughout Dane County to serve as legal guardians for senior adults (age 60+) with serious health challenges (such as advanced dementia or chronic mental illness) and who have no family members able to act as one.
NewBridge Madison: Volunteer Representative Payee
Recruits/trains volunteers living throughout Dane County to help vulnerable senior adults manage social security benefits and pay monthly bills.
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